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2018 Regular Session



Public Health - Abortions - Viability

Sponsored by:

Senator Waugh


In the Senate - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the defined term "viable" to mean the stage, beginning at 24 weeks' gestation, when, based on the best medical judgment of a certain physician, there is a reasonable likelihood of the fetus's sustained survival outside the womb.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Waugh, Bates, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Norman, Ready, Salling, Serafini, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Abortion -see also- Reproductive Matters
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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March 15, 2018 4:58 P.M.