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Introduced Version House Bill 3200 History

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H. B. 3200


(By Delegate Boggs)

[Introduced March 24, 2005 ; referred to the

Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.]





A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-2F-10 , relating to allowing hospitals to perform abortions only if the mother's life is in imminent danger.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-2F-10 , to read as follows:

ARTICLE 2F. PARENTAL NOTIFICATION OF ABORTIONS PERFORMED ON UNEMANCIPATED MINORS.

§16-2F-10. Hospital may only perform abortions if the life of the mother is in imminent danger.

A hospital may not be required to perform any abortion, except
in cases when the life of the mother is in imminent danger.


NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to allow hospitals to perform abortions only if the mother's life is in imminent danger.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.

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