SB 196 Grants the Attorney General concurrent original jurisdiction to enforce the state's abortion laws
Sponsor: Koenig
LR Number: 0439S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Seniors, Families and Children
Last Action: 5/12/2017 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 196-Koenig Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 196 - Under this act, the Attorney General shall have concurrent original jurisdiction throughout the state, along with each prosecuting attorney and circuit attorney within their respective jurisdictions, to commence actions for any violation of the state's abortion laws. The Attorney General, or each respective prosecuting or circuit attorney, may seek injunctive or any other relief as necessary.

This act is identical to HB 1157 (2017) and similar to provisions of HCS/HB 1846 (2014).