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Title
Abortion - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat
Sponsored by
Delegates Metzgar, Arentz, Arikan, Beitzel, Boteler, Clark, Cox, Grammer, Impallaria, Jacobs, Mangione, Mautz, McKay, Miller, Morgan, Reilly, Rose, Shoemaker, and Szeliga
Status
In the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Repealing certain provisions of law related to abortion; prohibiting a physician from performing or inducing an abortion on a pregnant woman before determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat or if the physician determines that the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, except under certain circumstances; requiring a physician to use a certain method for detecting a fetal heartbeat under certain circumstances; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to adopt certain regulations; etc.
Committees
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/08/2019
Legislative Date
2/08/2019
Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Abortion - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/19/2019
Legislative Date
2/19/2019
Action
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/08/2019 2/08/2019 First Reading Health and Government Operations
Text - First - Abortion - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat
House 2/19/2019 2/19/2019 Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
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Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:31 PM