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  1. Introduced Jan 8, 2013
  2. Passed Senate Feb 26, 2013
  3. Passed House Apr 2, 2013
  4. Signed into Law May 1, 2013

SB 371

Indiana Senate Bill

Abortion inducing drugs and abortion clinics. Amends the definition of "abortion" to include abortions by surgical procedures and by abortion inducing drugs. Amends the definition of "abortion clinic" to, beginning January 1, 2014, include facilities that provide abortion inducing drugs. Prohibits the state department of health (state department) from exempting an abortion clinic seeking licensure after December 31, 2013 from licensure requirements. Specifies that an abortion inducing drug may not be dispensed, prescribed, administered, or otherwise given to a pregnant woman after nine weeks of postfertilization age unless the Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug to be used later than nine weeks. Requires a physician to examine a pregnant woman in person before prescribing or dispensing an abortion inducing drug. Requires that the written certification required of a pregnant woman before undergoing an abortion be on a form developed by the state department. Requires the state department to develop an informed consent brochure and post the brochure on the state department's web site. Requires the abortion provider to distribute the brochure to a patient in color and with specified information included on the back cover. Requires the abortion provider to be the one to perform pre-abortion fetal ultrasound imaging and auscultation of the fetal heart tone. Provides that if the pregnant woman does not want to listen to the auscultation of the fetal heart tone, the woman must certify to that in writing and on a form developed by the state department.
Session:
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Reproductive Issues
Sponsors (2):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
May 13, 2013 House Public Law 136
May 1, 2013 Senate Signed by the Governor
Apr 22, 2013 Senate Signed by the President of the Senate
Apr 17, 2013 House Signed by the Speaker
Apr 16, 2013 Senate Signed by the President Pro Tempore
Apr 11, 2013 Senate Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 458: yeas 35, nays 14 - Related Vote
Apr 10, 2013 Senate Motion to concur in House amendments filed
Apr 8, 2013 Senate Senator M. Young added as second author
Apr 2, 2013 House Returned to the Senate with amendments
Apr 2, 2013 House Third reading: passed; Roll Call 389: yeas 70, nays 26
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 1 (VanDenburgh), ruled out of order
Apr 1, 2013 House Ruling of the Chair appealed. Ruling sustained; Roll Call 379: yeas 61, nays 30
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 8 (Austin), ruled out of order
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 7 (Lawson), failed; voice vote
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 6 (Errington), failed; Roll Call 378: yeas 26, nays 66
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 5 (Errington), failed; Roll Call 377: yeas 30, nays 61
Apr 1, 2013 House Ruling of the Chair appealed. Ruling sustained; Roll Call 376: yeas 61, nays 30
Apr 1, 2013 House Amendment 12 (Pelath), ruled out of order
Apr 1, 2013 House Second reading: ordered engrossed
Mar 28, 2013 House Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Mar 4, 2013 House First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Cosponsors: Reps. Lehman and Morris
Feb 26, 2013 Senate House sponsor: Rep. Negele
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Referred to the House
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Third reading: passed; Roll Call 224: yeas 33 and nays 16
Feb 25, 2013 Senate Amendment 2 (Taylor), rejected; voice vote
Feb 25, 2013 Senate Amendment 3 (Lanane), rejected; voice vote
Feb 25, 2013 Senate Amendment 1 (Alting), prevailed; voice vote
Feb 25, 2013 Senate Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Jan 8, 2013 Senate First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
Jan 8, 2013 Senate Authored by Senator Holdman

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