H.R.3243 - Late Term Abortion Ban Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Edwards, Chet [D-TX-11] (Introduced 11/07/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||11/14/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.3243 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Late Term Abortion Ban Act of 2001 - Prohibits intentionally and knowingly performing an abortion of a viable unborn child during the third trimester of pregnancy, except where the person performing the abortion is a physician who concludes in good faith that the abortion is necessary to prevent the death or a substantial risk of serious impairment to the physical or mental health of the woman. Requires a physician who performs such an abortion to certify to the designated State agency the medical indications supporting the physician's judgement.
Introduced in House (11/07/2001)
Requires each State to enact legislation to assure that its licensing body may take appropriate disciplinary action against a physician who violates this Act, including authority to refuse to admit to examination or to issue a license or license renewal to a violator of this Act.