SB 1424 Abortion; informed written consent.
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Summary as introduced:
Abortion; informed written consent. Provides that a woman seeking an abortion may waive in writing any requirement establishing a mandatory time period or mandating that a physician provide to or review with the woman specific information or materials before an abortion may be performed. The bill requires that a copy of such waiver be maintained in the woman's medical records. The bill also provides that, regardless of any waiver, a physician is still obligated to satisfy the applicable standard of care.

Full text:
01/12/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103869D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/12/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103869D
01/12/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/17  Senate: Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
01/18/17  Senate: Rereferred to Education and Health
01/26/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)