H.R.1397 - Family Planning Parental Notification Act102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dannemeyer, William E. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 03/12/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1397 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/12/1991)
Family Planning Parental Notification Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require an entity receiving a grant or contract for family planning services to notify one or both of the parents of a minor at least 48 hours before providing certain types of family planning methods or services to the minor.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a list of methods and services requiring notification, using the criteria of whether the notification: (1) is in the best interests of unemancipated minors; (2) strengthens the stability of families; (3) strengthens the authority and rights of parents; or (4) enhances the relationship between adolescent behavior, personal responsibility, and societal norms.
Excludes life-threatening emergencies from notification requirements. Allows judicial override.