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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5566

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1204

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO PARENTS OF ABORTION PROCEDURES PERFORMED ON MINORS.

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

That sections 19a-600 and 19a-601 of the general statutes be amended to prohibit a medical provider from performing an abortion upon an unemancipated minor under eighteen years of age, unless the provider has given not less than forty-eight hours of actual notice of the intent to perform the abortion to at least one parent or legal guardian of the minor.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish parental notification requirements for abortion procedures performed on persons who are less than eighteen years of age.