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SB 1760: Infants Born Alive


Infants Born Alive; Cites this act as the "Born Alive Infant Protection Act." Provides that an infant born alive subsequent to an abortion is entitled to the same rights, powers, and privileges as a child born alive in the course of a birth that is not subsequent to an abortion. Provides a standard of care to be exercised by health care practitioners toward such a child. Requires health care practitioners to report violations. Provides that violations may constitute grounds for discipline of health care practitioners under a specified provision, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 Senate • Filed
3/10/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 200
• Introduced -SJ 200
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Regulation