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SB 290: Abortions

GENERAL BILL by Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers ; Altman ; Oelrich

Abortions; Restricting the circumstances in which an abortion may be performed in the third trimester or after viability; requiring a physician who offers to perform or who performs abortions to complete continuing education related to ethics; providing that an infant born alive subsequent to an attempted abortion is entitled to the same rights, powers, and privileges as are granted by the laws of this state; providing that it is a first-degree misdemeanor to unlawfully advertise how to obtain an abortion; prohibiting a person from establishing, conducting, managing, or operating a clinic in this state without a valid and current license issued by the Agency for Health Care Administration; revising the amount of the fine that the Agency for Health Care Administration may impose for a violation of ch. 390, F.S., relating to abortion, or part II of ch. 408, F.S., relating to licensure, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/19/2011 Senate • Filed
10/4/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 29
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/17/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/22/12, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/22/2012 Senate • Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 5 NAYS 2
2/23/2012 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 671
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice