Abortion matters.

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Abortion matters. Prohibits the prescribing or possessing of an abortion inducing drug. Provides for the discipline of a practitioner and a Class A misdemeanor for a violation of the prohibition with a Level 6 felony for subsequent offenses. Establishes a defense to possessing an abortion inducing drug. Prohibits a nonprofit organization in Indiana from providing or offering to provide financial assistance to pay for, offset the cost of, or reimburse the cost of an abortion inducing drug. Gives the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction of actions concerning abortion inducing drugs. Prohibits the state or a political subdivision of the state from assisting an individual in seeking or obtaining an abortion. Allows for the state or a political subdivision to inform an individual of alternatives to an abortion. Requires a woman who is pregnant as a result of rape or incest to provide to her physician an affidavit attesting to the rape or incest before the physician performs the abortion. Prohibits state employee health plans, the state Medicaid program, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance contracts from providing coverage for an abortion inducing drug. Makes conforming amendments.


Authored by Senator Young M

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Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2024-01-10 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-10SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2024-01-10SenateAuthored by Senator Young M