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Mississippi Bill Regarding Abortion Facility Certification (HB 1179)

This law was last updated on May 6, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Mississippi

Number

HB 1179

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 8, 2016

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

billstatus.ls.state.ms.us

HB 1179 would provide that abortion facilities in the state of Mississippi would require a certificate of need.

The bill defines “abortion facility” to mean a facility that is operating substantially for the purpose of performing abortions, and is a separate identifiable legal entity from any other health care facility, and that requires a license as an abortion facility.

The bill also prohibits any person or other entity,  from establishing, conducting, operating, or maintaining an ambulatory surgical facility or an abortion facility in Mississippi without a license.


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