2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall R.
No State Funds for Orgs. Providing Abortion Svs. (language only)

Item 4-5.04 #2h

Item 4-5.04 #2h

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Good and Services

Page 581, after line 49, insert:
"h.  MEDICAL SERVICES:  No expenditures from general, special or other nongeneral fund sources may be made out of any appropriation by the General Assembly for services provided by any organization providing abortion or abortion counseling services.  However, nothing herein shall prevent a physician from providing medical assistance to sustain the health or preserve the life of a pregnant woman provided that every possible measure shall be taken to preserve the life of the unborn child of the pregnant woman."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)