SB 16 - Establishes Protections for "Infants Born Alive" - Wisconsin Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Protections for "Infants Born Alive"

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Title: Establishes Protections for "Infants Born Alive"

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Vote to pass a bill that establishes protections for "infants born alive".

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  • Requires a healthcare provider present at the time of an abortion that results in a child born alive to exercise the same degree of professional skill, care, and diligence to preserve the life and health of the child as a reasonably diligent and conscientious health care provider would render to any other child born alive at the same gestational age (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any individual found in violation of the aforementioned requirements shall be guilty of a Class H felony (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the pregnant individual from being prosecuted or charged under this bill (Sec. 1).

Title: Establishes Protections for "Infants Born Alive"

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