This bill would give health care providers the following: The authority to refuse to perform or to participate in health care services that violate their conscience; immunity from civil, criminal, or administrative liability for refusing to provide or participate in a health care service that violates their conscience. This bill would declare it unlawful for any person to discriminate against health care providers for declining to participate in a health care service that violates their conscience. Further, the bill would provide for injunctive relief and back pay for violation
Relating to health care, to allow health care providers to decline to perform any health care service that violates their conscience and provide remedies for persons who exercise that right and suffer consequences as a result.
|May 9, 2012||Indefinitely Postponed|
|April 26, 2012||Pending third reading on day 24 Favorable from Health with 2 amendments|
|April 26, 2012||Health second Amendment Offered|
|April 26, 2012||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 2 amendments|
|February 21, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health|
|Bill Text||HB375 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|