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SB 1048 - Prohibiting Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion - Arizona Key Vote

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Title: Prohibiting Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes knowingly performing a partial-birth abortion a class 6 felony that is punishable by a fine and/or up to two years of imprisonment.

Highlights:

-Exempts physicians who perform partial-birth abortions to save the life of a woman who is endangered by a physical disorder, a physical illness, a physical injury, or a life-endangering physical condition caused by the pregnancy (Sec. 1). -Allows a defendant to request a hearing before a relevant medical board on whether a partial birth abortion was necessary to save the life of the woman on whom the abortion was performed and specifies that the findings of such a board are admissible at the trial (Sec. 1).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibiting Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes knowingly performing a partial-birth abortion a class 6 felony that is punishable by a fine and/or up to two years of imprisonment.

Highlights:

-Exempts physicians who perform partial-birth abortions to save the life of a woman who is endangered by a physical disorder, a physical illness, a physical injury, or a life-endangering physical condition caused by the pregnancy (Sec. 1). -Allows a defendant to request a hearing before a relevant medical board on whether a partial birth abortion was necessary to save the life of the woman on whom the abortion was performed and specifies that the findings of such a board are admissible at the trial (Sec. 1).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibiting Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes knowingly performing a partial-birth abortion a class 6 felony that is punishable by a fine and/or up to two years of imprisonment.

Highlights:

-Exempts physicians who perform partial-birth abortions to save the life of a woman who is endangered by a physical disorder, a physical illness, a physical injury, or a life-endangering physical condition caused by the pregnancy (Sec. 1). -Allows a defendant to request a hearing before the Arizona Medical Board on whether a partial birth abortion was necessary to save the life of the woman on whom the abortion was performed and specifies that the findings of the hearing are admissible at the trial (Sec. 1).

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Title: Prohibiting Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion

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