MD SB1008 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-02-25 - First Reading Senate Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a physician, except under certain circumstances, from performing or inducing an abortion on a pregnant woman before determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat and if the physician determines that the fetus has a detectable heartbeat; requiring a physician to use a certain method for detecting a fetal heartbeat under certain circumstances; requiring a physician to include certain information in a woman's medical record under certain circumstances; etc.

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Abortions - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat (Keep Our Hearts Beating Act)



2019-02-25SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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