Legislature(2017 - 2018)

2017-05-15 House Journal

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2017-05-15                     House Journal                      Page 1419
HB 250                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 250 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
     "An Act interpreting the right to privacy under art. I, sec. 22,                                                           
     Constitution of the State of Alaska; relating to the description of a                                                      
     natural person; defining 'conception' and 'preborn child'; relating                                                        
     to civil actions and liability under the Act; repealing limitations on                                                     
     the applicability of laws criminalizing the murder or assault of an                                                        
     unborn child; repealing abortion procedures; relating to crimes                                                            
     involving multiple deaths; changing provisions of certain crimes                                                           
     involving murder, manslaughter, homicide, and assault to refer to                                                          
     preborn children and relating to the penalties and other provisions                                                        
     relating to those crimes; relating to the powers of guardians;                                                             
     relating to powers of attorney for health care decisions; relating to                                                      
     regulation of abortion; relating to medical treatment for minors;                                                          
     relating to the office of public advocacy; repealing medical                                                               
     assistance payment for abortions; relating to court jurisdiction;                                                          
     replacing the term 'unborn' with 'preborn' in certain instances;                                                           
     amending Rule 404(a), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and                                                             
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services,                                                           
State Affairs  Judiciary, and Finance Committees.