senate Bill S5067

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the woman's right to know act; repealer

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Mar 06, 2017 referred to health

S5067 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add Art 25 Title III §§2560 - 2560-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4996
2015-2016: S178

S5067 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "woman's right to know act"; provides women facing unplanned pregnancies who are considering abortion with full information and reflection time prior to having an abortion performed upon them; provides a 24-hour waiting period to give women the opportunity to receive information about the medical risks of abortion, alternatives to the procedure, and the unborn child's development; provides criminal and civil penalties.

S5067 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5067 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5067

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
  woman's right to know act; to repeal title 3 of article 25 of such law
  relating  to the control of midwifery; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Title  III  of  article  25  of  the public health law is
REPEALED and a new title III is added to read as follows:
                                TITLE III
                        WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT
SECTION 2560.   SHORT TITLE.
        2560-A. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.
        2560-B. DEFINITIONS.
        2560-C. INFORMED CONSENT REQUIREMENT.
        2560-D. PUBLICATION OF MATERIALS.
        2560-E. ULTRASOUND.
        2560-F. INTERNET WEBSITE.
        2560-G. ABORTION PROVIDER WEBSITE.
        2560-H. EMERGENCY.
        2560-I. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
        2560-J. CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
        2560-K. CIVIL PENALTIES.
        2560-L. LIMITATION ON CIVIL LIABILITY.
        2560-M. SEVERABILITY.
        2560-N. CONSTRUCTION.
  § 2560. SHORT TITLE. THIS TITLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT".
  § 2560-A. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES. 1. THE LEGISLATURE  FINDS
THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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