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Florida ‘Parental Consent for Abortion Act’ (SB 1774)

This law was last updated on May 8, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Florida

Number

SB 1774

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 13, 2019

Topics

Parental Involvement, Physicians Reporting Requirements

Full Bill Text

www.flsenate.gov

SB 1774 would prohibit a physician from performing an abortion upon a minor without first obtaining consent from at least one parent or guardian.

Parental consent would not required in cases of medical emergency or when a minor obtains a court order waiving the requirement.

Reporting Requirements

The bill would require physicians to include the following information for each abortion report:

  • If the abortion was performed with consent;
  • If it was performed during a medical emergency;
  • If it was performed with a judicial waiver of consent;
  • The patient’s age; and
  • The number of times the patient has been pregnant and the number of any previous abortion they have received.

Criminal and Civil Penalties

Any person who performs an abortion upon a minor without the consent required by law would be committing a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Any person not authorized to provide consent who provides consent would be committing a misdemeanor of the first degree.


Related Legislation

Similar to HB 1335.


Latest Action

3/1/19 – Prefiled.

3/13/19 – Introduced.

5/3/19 – Died in committee.


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