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Kansas Bill Amending Informed Consent Requirements (SB 98)

This law was last updated on Sep 6, 2018


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Kansas

Number

SB 98

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 30, 2017

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 19
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 20

Topics

Informed Consent, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

kslegislature.org

SB 98 would amend current informed consent requirements for patients seeking abortion services in Kansas to include information regarding the physician who would be performing the abortion.

The bill would require the following information regarding the physician to be disclosed to the patient prior to an abortion:

  • the name of such physician;
  • the year in which such physician received a medical doctor’s degree;
  • the date on which such physician’s employment commenced at the facility where the abortion is to be performed;
  • whether any disciplinary action has been taken against such physician by the state board of healing arts by marking either a box indicating “yes” or a box indicating “no” and if the box indicating “yes” is marked, then provide the website addresses to the board documentation for each disciplinary action;
  • whether such physician has malpractice insurance by marking either a box indicating “yes” or a box indicating “no”;
  • whether such physician has clinical privileges at any hospital located within 30 miles of the facility where the abortion is to be performed by marking either a box indicating “yes” or a box indicating “no” and if the box indicating “yes” is marked, then provide the name of each such hospital and the date such privileges were issued;
  • the name of any hospital where such physician has lost clinical privileges; and
  • whether such physician is a resident of the state by marking either a box indicating “yes” or a box indicating “no”.

Related Legislation

Companion bill to HB 2319.


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