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S1496: ABORTION; PARENTAL CONSENT; COUNSELING EXCEPTION

Category: 

Women’s Healthcare

Bill Summary: 

Parental consent or judicial authorization for a minor to receive an abortion is not required if a physician provides specified information and counseling or refers the minor to a counselor who will provide the information and counseling, and the person providing the information and counseling has the minor sign and date a form stating that the minor received the information and stating the reasons for not involving the minor's parent or guardian.

Our Position: 

Support