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House Bill No. 68 (2003-2004) 

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As Introduced
125th General Assembly
Regular Session
2003-2004

Representatives Faber, McGregor, Hagan, Cates, Seitz, Hoops, Fessler, Seaver, J. Stewart, Schmidt, Brinkman, Calvert, Callender, Latta, Driehaus, Willamowski, Young, Wagner, Aslanides, Schaffer, White


A BILL

To amend section 4731.91 of the Revised Code concerning distribution of medication that will or may result in abortion or termination of life and performance of medical procedures that will or may result in termination of life.


BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:

Section 1. That section 4731.91 of the Revised Code be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 4731.91. (A) No private hospital, private hospital director, or governing board of a private hospital is required to permit an abortion.

(B) No public hospital, public hospital director, or governing board of a public hospital is required to permit an abortion.

(C) Refusal to permit an abortion is not grounds for civil liability nor a basis for disciplinary or other recriminatory action.

(D) No person is required to perform or participate in medical procedures or distribution of any medication which will or may result in abortion or termination of life, and refusal to perform or participate in the medical procedures or distribution of medication is not grounds for civil liability nor a basis for disciplinary or other recriminatory action.

(E) Whoever violates division (D) of this section is liable in civil damages.

Section 2. That existing section 4731.91 of the Revised Code is hereby repealed.

 

 

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