Bill Number: HB20-1098
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: D. Williams
The bill prohibits any person from intentionally or recklessly
performing or attempting to perform an abortion on a person if the
gestational age of the fetus is 22 weeks or older except in limited
circumstances. Any person who performs or attempts to perform an
abortion in violation of this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor but
may only be subject to punishment by fine and not by jail time.
A woman who has an abortion is not subject to criminal penalties.
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (01/14/2020)
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