SB 2181 - Prenatal Care for Minors - North Dakota Key Vote


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Title: Prenatal Care for Minors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing minors to receive prenatal care without parental consent.


- Does not authorize a minor to have an abortion without parental consent [sec. 1 (1)]. - Requires physicians and health care professionals to “encourage” minors to involve their parents [sec 1 (2)]. - Allows physicians and health care professionals to inform parents if the minor requires hospitalization, if surgery is required, or if failure to do so would jeopardize the health of either the minor or the fetus [sec 1 (3)].