AN ACT TO ENACT THE WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S PROTECTION ACT OF 2015.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 14-45.1 as follows. No longer requires that the physician performing the abortion be an obstetrician or gynecologist. Makes the provisions concerning items the physician must record, including an ultrasound of the unborn child depicting measurements, applicable to abortions performed after the eighteenth (was, sixteenth) week of pregnancy. Makes clarifying changes.
Deletes proposed changes to GS 116-36.1, which made all trust funds subject to GS 143C-6-5.5 (Limitation on use of State funds for abortions).
Deletes proposed GS 116-36.7, which prohibited state medical school departments from allowing employees to perform abortions.
Deletes the changes to GS 116-37, which prohibited using money from the UNC Health Care System for abortions and prohibited state facilities created, owned, controlled, or managed by the UNC Health Care System from being used in the performance of abortions.
Deletes amendments to GS 116-37.2(e), which made University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill Funds subject to GS 143C-6-5.5 (Limitation on use of State funds for abortions).
Make conforming changes.
Amends the act's short and long titles.
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