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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 209
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; enact; regulate the performance of abortions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" and regulate the performance of abortions in conformity therewith; to amend Code Section 16-12-141, relating to when abortion is legal, so as to make a conforming amendment and provide that any abortion not in conformity with the Act shall constitute a criminal offense; to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to enact the Act as a part of said title; to define terms; to state legislative findings; to require a determination of gestational age prior to abortion; to prohibit abortion after a certain gestational age; to provide for exceptions under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/04/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2011 - Senate Hopper