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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6193

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 1410

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING COERCED ABORTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to create criminal penalties for anyone who forces or coerces a woman to have an abortion, to require mandatory reporting of suspected forced or coerced abortions and to create civil penalties against employers, educational institutions, social assistance agencies or medical personnel who threaten a woman with the loss of employment or other opportunity for refusing to terminate her pregnancy.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent the coercion of a woman to have an abortion.