SB 0393 Creates the "Women's Right to Know Act"
Sponsor:Coleman Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:1324S.01I Fiscal Note:1324-01
Committee:Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action:02/10/03 - Second Read and Referred S Aging, Families & Mental & Journal page:S204
Public Health Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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SB 393 - This act creates the "Woman's Right To Know Act". "Emergency birth control" is defined as contraceptive methods that can be used by women within one hundred and twenty hours of intercourse to prevent pregnancy.

The Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health is responsible for raising public awareness and promoting counseling and referrals for emergency birth control. The Division must distribute information regarding the availability, safety, and effectiveness of emergency birth control.