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HB 126 - Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court - Missouri Key Vote

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Title: Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court

Title: Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court

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Title: Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would criminalize abortion services if Roe v Wade is overturned.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits abortion except in cases of a medical emergency (Sec. A).

    • Specifies that doing so would constitute a Class B felony and could result in the suspension or revocation of professional licensure;

    • Specifies that the pregnant individual upon whom the abortion is performed shall not be prosecuted for violating this statue; and

    • Specifies that the law will be put into effect when:

      • The United States Supreme Court overrules Roe v. Wade;

      • The Constitution of the United States has been amended in such a way that it restores the State of Missouri’s authority to regulate and prohibit abortion; or

      • The United States Congress has enacted a law that restores the State of Missouri’s authority to regulate and prohibit abortion.

  • Prohibits abortion if (Sec. A):

    • A heartbeat is detected between 6 and 8 weeks (except in cases of a medical emergency);

    • The abortion is due to the diagnosis of Down Syndrome; or

    • The abortion is due to the sex or race of the unborn child.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would criminalize abortion services if Roe v Wade is overturned.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits abortion except in cases of a medical emergency (Sec. A).

    • Specifies that doing so would constitute a Class B felony and could result in the suspension or revocation of professional licensure;

    • Specifies that the pregnant individual upon whom the abortion is performed shall not be prosecuted for violating this statue; and

    • Specifies that the law will be put into effect when:

      • The United States Supreme Court overrules Roe v. Wade;

      • The Constitution of the United States has been amended in such a way that it restores the State of Missouri’s authority to regulate and prohibit abortion; or

      • The United States Congress has enacted a law that restores the State of Missouri’s authority to regulate and prohibit abortion.

  • Prohibits abortion if (Sec. A):

    • A heartbeat is detected between 6 and 8 weeks (except in cases of a medical emergency);

    • The abortion is due to the diagnosis of Down Syndrome; or

    • The abortion is due to the sex or race of the unborn child.

Title: Prohibits Abortion if Roe v Wade is Overturned by the Supreme Court

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