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Mississippi Bill Regarding Abortion Facility Certification (HB 48)

This law was last updated on Feb 1, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Mississippi

Number

HB 48

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 3, 2017

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

billstatus.ls.state.ms.us

HB 48 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.

Related Legislation

Similar to HB 1179, which failed to pass in 2016.


People

Primary Sponsor