2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall
Reporting of Complications from Abortion (language only)

Item 315 #6h

Item 315 #6h

Health And Human Resources
Health Professions, Department of

Page 243, line 3, before "Costs", insert "A."
Page 243, after line 4, insert:
"B.  The Board of Medicine shall develop guidelines and cause to be published forms for reporting short- and long-term complications experienced by women procuring legal abortions in the Commonwealth.  Physicians who treat abortion-related medical complications shall report such complications whether or not they perform the abortion."
Accompanying Budget   “Out of this appropriation, $130,000 (GF) is provided in each year of the biennium for the Board of Nursing to collect, store and make available to interested parties workforce data from registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nurse aides.”

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)