Bill Number: HB14-1388
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Foote, Pettersen/Steadman
The bill creates a civil cause of action as a remedy for a woman who suffers an intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly unlawful termination of her pregnancy. The standard of proof is a preponderance of the evidence. The allowable damages are:
• Her own economic damages;
• Her own noneconomic damages; and
• Exemplary damages.
The bill provides exceptions to liability for various medical personnel. The bill requires a case to be filed within 3 years of the cause of action arising.
05/14/2014 - Sent to the Governor
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