Alabama Abortion Coverage Prohibition Act (SB 321)

This law was last updated on Jun 10, 2014


State

Alabama

Number

HB 321

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 12, 2013

Topics

Insurance Coverage

Full Bill Text

alisondb.legislature.state.al.us

SB 321 would have prohibited all health insurance plans offered in the state from providing coverage for “elective abortion” except through purchase of an optional rider which the policyholder must pay for with an additional premium.

The bill defines “elective abortion” as an abortion for any other reason other than a spontaneous abortion or to prevent the death of the female upon whom the abortion is performed.

STATUS

Died in Senate Health Committee.


People

Primary Sponsor