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HB20-1098:Prohibition On Abortion After Twenty-two Weeks

Reproductive Freedom
Bill Number: HB20-1098
Year: 2020
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.

Current Status:

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (02/11/20)
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (01/14/2020)

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