HB 545: Abortion
GENERAL BILL by Van Zant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Baxley ; Campbell ; Fresen ; Gaetz ; Hill ; Patronis ; Pigman ; Smith
Abortion; Creates "Florida for Life Act"; prohibits induced abortions; prohibits operation of facility for purpose of providing abortion services; prohibits termination of pregnancy unless specified conditions are met; requires informed consent; provides standard of care if fetus is viable; requires that fetal remains be disposed of according to specified standards; provides restrictions on use of state & federal funds for state exchanges that provide coverage for induced abortions & termination of pregnancies under certain conditions.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Location: In committee/council (JDC)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Judiciary Committee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 45
• Introduced -HJ 45
• Died in Judiciary Committee
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