HB 1151: Abortion
GENERAL BILL by Van Zant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Smith ; Weinstein
Abortion; Creates "Florida for Life Act"; provides legislative findings; 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 exception; provides standard of care if fetus is viable; requires that fetal remains be disposed of according to specified standards; excludes specified procedures from application of requirements; repeals provisions relating to termination of pregnancies & abortion referral or counseling agencies; repeals Partial-Birth Abortion Act; requires statewide list of attorneys providing volunteer legal services for women with unwanted pregnancies who would have selected abortion, if lawful, rather than adoption; provides that all federal moneys received by state as result of efforts made by Office of Adoption & Child Protection be used for specified purposes; provides restrictions on use of state & federal funds for state exchanges that provide coverage for induced abortions & termination of pregnancies under certain conditions; provides certain provisions only take effect if other provisions are declared unconstitutional or had enforcement enjoined; provides that certain repeals & amendments in act may be void in other such circumstances.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 112
• Introduced -HJ 112
• Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee
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