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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 197
Abortion; Woman's Right to Know Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to parental notification, so as to define and eliminate certain terms; to require certain types of identification to be presented in order for a physician to perform an abortion; to amend Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to offenses against health and morals, so as to provide that all abortions must be performed in certain facilities; to provide for certain reports by physicians; to provide for certain forms; to provide for certain reports by the Department of Human Resources; to provide for penalties and remedies for failure to provide such reports; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to require that a female give her informed consent prior to an abortion; to require that certain information be provided to or made available to a female prior to an abortion; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 400
May/10/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Third Read
Mar/03/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/02/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/24/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/23/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/28/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/27/2005 - House Hopper
3/04/05 Engrossed on third reading in Senate
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Vote #163Yea(41)Nay(10)NV(2)
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Vote #162Yea(29)Nay(19)NV(2)
Feb/23/2005 - House Vote #115Yea(139)Nay(35)NV(1)
Feb/23/2005 - House Vote #114Yea(56)Nay(117)NV(2)
Feb/23/2005 - House Vote #113Yea(81)Nay(90)NV(4)
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