OR HB2540 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 19-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-19 - Referred to Health Care with subsequent referral to Judiciary.
Pending: House Health Care Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibits abortion unless health care provider has first determined probable gestational age of unborn child, except in case of medical emergency. Prohibits abortion unless health care provider has first determined probable gestational age of unborn child, except in case of medical emergency. Defines "abortion" and "health care provider." Prohibits abortion of unborn child with probable gestational age of 20 or more weeks, except in case of medical emergency. Allows specified persons to bring action against health care provider for violations. Requires health care provider who performs or induces, or attempts to perform or induce, abortion to file report with Oregon Health Authority. Requires authority to publish annually statistics relating to abortion. Allows specified persons to bring cause of action for actual and punitive damages and injunctive relief against health care provider for violation. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

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Title

Relating to abortion; prescribing an effective date.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-19HouseReferred to Health Care with subsequent referral to Judiciary.
2021-01-11HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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