Bill Summary for H 465 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Apr 22 2015

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 465 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 1, 2015
AN ACT TO ENACT THE WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S PROTECTION ACT OF 2015.
Intro. by Schaffer, McElraft, Turner, S. Martin.

View: All Summaries for BillTracking:

Bill summary

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.

© 2021 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view