HB 1556 Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize fetus prior to abortion.
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Summary as introduced:
Unborn child pain information.  Requires doctors to offer to anesthetize a fetus prior to abortion and to include in informational materials a statement that a fetus at 20 gestational weeks has the physical structures necessary to feel pain and react to physical stimuli in a manner that, in an infant or adult, would be interpreted as a response to pain.

Full text:
01/18/08  House: Presented and ordered printed 084735464  pdf | impact statement

House amendments rejected

01/18/08  House: Presented and ordered printed 084735464
01/18/08  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/08  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/28/08  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 4-N)
01/30/08  House: Read first time
01/31/08  House: Read second time
01/31/08  House: Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. rejected
01/31/08  House: Pending question ordered
01/31/08  House: Engrossed by House
02/01/08  House: Read third time and passed House (68-Y 31-N)
02/01/08  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (68-Y 31-N)
02/01/08  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/28/08  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 5-N)