SB 447
Establishes the "Truth in Medicine Act"
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1999S.01I
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Last Action:
2/25/2021 - Second Read and Referred S Health and Pensions Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 447 - This act establishes the "Truth in Medicine Act" and requires all organizations that provide pregnancy-related services or counseling, in order to receive state funding, to provide medically accurate and unbiased information on all relevant reproductive health options including, but not limited to, information about birth control, pregnancy, abortion, adoption, labor and delivery, and postpartum care.

An organization providing pregnancy-related services or counseling that violates the provisions of this act shall not be eligible to receive any state funding or tax incentives, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds or tax credits.

This act is identical to SB 790 (2020), SB 216 (2019), and SB 670 (2018) and similar to HB 236 (2017).

SARAH HASKINS

Amendments

No Amendments Found.