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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 449

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2965

 

*02965*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. FLEXER, 29th Dist.

REP. CONLEY, 40th Dist.

REP. LINEHAN, 103rd Dist.

REP. LUXENBERG, 12th Dist.

REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd Dist.

REP. PORTER, 94th Dist.

REP. SIMMONS, 144th Dist.

AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS FROM ADVERTISING REGARDING HEALTH CARE RELATED TO PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTION.

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

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit organizations that are not established medical organization or organizations without licensed medical professionals to advertise regarding health care related to pregnancy and contraception.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that individuals seeking time-sensitive health care related to pregnancy and contraception do not face delays caused by false advertising from organizations that are not established medical organizations or organizations without licensed medical personnel.