SB 0808 Medical Tort Created Re: Uninformed Consent For Abortion
LR Number:S2791.01I Fiscal Note:2791-01
Committee:Public Health and Welfare
Last Action:03/18/96 - Hearing Conducted S Public Health & Welfare Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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SB 808 - This act would create a new tort action for women who sustain injury, including but not limited to physical, emotional and psychological injury which is caused by the breach of a physicians' duty to describe to the patient and receive from the patient a signed acknowledgment of her understanding of the procedure or abortifacient to be used, the expected outcome, the potential complications and side effects of an abortion and post abortion care.