1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall
Licensure & Regulation of Physicians (language only)

Item 317 #1h

Item 317 #1h

Health And Human Resources
Health Professions, Department of

Page 252, line 18, before "Costs", insert "A."
Page 252, after line 19, insert:
"B. Out of the appropriation for this item, the Board of Medicine shall develop a program for the licensure and regulation of medical doctors performing abortions.  At a minimum, such regulations shall provide that only physicians certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology may perform abortions and that informed consent criteria show proof of liability insurance or have hospital admitting privileges."

(This amendment directs the Board of Medicine to develop a regulatory program for physicians who perform abortions.)