Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/02/2001 02:00 PM Senate HES

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           SB  91-ABORTION: INFORMED CONSENT;INFORMATION                                                                    
SENATOR  WARD  moved  to  adopt  a  proposed  committee   substitute                                                            
(Version  C) to  SB 91 as  the working  document  of the  committee.                                                            
There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                   
MS. SANDY ALTLAND,  legislative aide to Senator Ward,  sponsor of SB
91, explained  the changes to the committee substitute.   On page 3,                                                            
line  9,  a new  section  (c)  was inserted  to  specify  where  the                                                            
informational  pamphlet  should be  distributed, that  it should  be                                                            
free, and that  the Department of Health and Social  Services should                                                            
advertise the availability of the pamphlet.                                                                                     
SENATOR  WARD  stated that  under  current  law,  information  about                                                            
planned parenthood  must be distributed  in certain locations.   The                                                            
new section in CSSB 91(HES)  will place this pamphlet next to those.                                                            
SENATOR LEMAN  informed the  committee that  he plans to propose  an                                                            
amendment to this bill in the Senate Finance Committee.                                                                         
There  being no  testimony  or questions,  SENATOR  WARD moved  CSSB
91(HES)  from  committee with  individual  recommendations.    There                                                            
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         

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