View Amendment Current Amendment: 5 to Bill 5399

Rep. GATCH proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 5399 (COUNCIL\VR\5399C010.CC.VR22):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 3, by striking Section 44-41-850(B) and inserting:

/ (B)Any pregnant woman upon whom an abortion has been performed, induced, or coerced in violation of this article, or the father of the unborn child who was the subject of such an abortion, may maintain an action against the person or persons violated this article for actual and punitive damages. In addition to all other damages, and separate and distinct from all other damages, each plaintiff is entitled to statutory damages of ten thousand dollars for each violation of this article to be imposed on each defendant of each such violation. For the purposes of this subsection, paternity must be established by clear and convincing evidence. /