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South Carolina Bill Eliminating Fetal Anomaly Exception for Abortion (H 4833)

This law was last updated on Feb 18, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

South Carolina

Number

H 4833

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 1, 2018

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Co-sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 3

Topics

Genetic Anomalies

Full Bill Text

www.scstatehouse.gov

H 4833 would make it a criminal act to perform an abortion during any trimester if the sole reason for the abortion is due to the existence of a fetal anomaly.

The bill would amend all statutes related to the “South Carolina Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” to eliminate the fetal anomaly exception to the prohibition of abortions when the probable post-fertilization age of a fetus is 20 weeks or more.


Related Legislation

Removes fetal anomaly exceptions found in H 3114 (2016).


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