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Introduced Version House Bill 2801 History

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WEST virginia legislature

2019 regular session

Introduced

House Bill 2801

By Delegates Kessinger, Pack, Foster and Wilson

[Introduced February 1, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on Health and human Resources then the Judiciary.]

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia,1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §16-2A-1, relating to requiring abortions to be performed by a licensed physician.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


article 2A.  performance of abortions limited.

§16-2A-1. Performance of abortions by physicians.


Any abortion performed must be performed by a licensed physician in good standing in this state. Nothing in this section requires or endorses the performance of abortions.

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require that any abortion must be performed by a licensed physician.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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