An Act To Educate Women on the Medical Risks Associated with Abortion
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1599-A, sub-§2, as enacted by PL 1993, c. 61, §4, is repealed.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §1599-A, sub-§3 is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §1599-A, sub-§4 is enacted to read:
The bill requires that in order to ensure that informed consent is obtained from a woman seeking an abortion, specific information must be provided both orally and in writing to a woman seeking an abortion at least 24 hours before the abortion is performed. The Department of Health and Human Services shall develop a brochure that contains required information and provide copies to physicians and make the brochure available online.