2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall R.
Regulation of Physicians (language only)

Item 299 #4h

Item 299 #4h

Health And Human Resources
Health Professions, Department of

Page 257, line 3, before "Out of", insert "A."
Page 257, after line 7, insert:
"B.  Out of this appropriation, 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 that the physician has hospital admitting privileges."

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