Under existing law, the Office of Vital Statistics is required to collect certain information related to the induced termination of pregnancies and an induced termination of pregnancy incudes any abortion as defined in Act 2011-672
This bill would provide that the Office of Vital Statistics is not required to collect information related to the removal of ectopic pregnancies and would specify that the term abortion would not include the removal of an ectopic pregnancy
To amend Section 22-9A-13 Code of Alabama 1975, as amended by Act 2011-672 of the 2011 Regular Session and to amend Section 3 of Act 2011-672, now appearing as Section 26-23B-3 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to provide that the Office of Vital Statistics is not required to collect information related to the removal of ectopic pregnancy and to specify that the definition of "abortion" does not include the removal of an ectopic pregnancy.
|February 21, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health|
|Bill Text||HB379 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|