Tennessee 20-Week Abortion Ban (HB 1758)

Last updated: Feb 12, 2016


This law is Anti-Choice

State

Tennessee

Number

HB 1758

Status

Failed to Pass

Topics

20-Week Bans, Later Abortion

Full Bill Text

www.capitol.tn.gov

HB 1758 would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy except to preserve the life and health of the mother.

The bill would amend TCA  Section 39-15-201(c)(2) by deleting the language “After three (3) months, but before the viability of the fetus,” and substituting instead the language “After three (3) months, but before twenty (20) weeks of pregnancy or viability of the fetus.”

The bill would amend  TCA  Section 39-15-201(c)(3) by deleting the language “During viability of the fetus” and substituting instead the language “After twenty weeks of pregnancy or during viability of the fetus.”

STATUS

Companion bill to SB 1770.


People

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Primary Sponsor