View Amendment Current Amendment: 587 to Bill 474

Reps. King and Bamberg proposes the following amendment (LC-474.DG0086H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking Section 44-41-610(3) and inserting:

(3) "Fatal fetal anomaly" means that, in reasonable medical judgment, the fetus has a profound and irremediable congenital or chromosomal anomaly that, with or without the provision of life-preserving treatment, would be incompatible with sustaining life after birth. 

Amend the bill further, SECTION 1, by striking Section 44-41-610(5)(6) and (6)(7) and inserting:

 (5)(6) "Gestational sac" means the structure that comprises the extraembryonic membranes that envelop the human fetus and that is typically visible by ultrasound after the fourth week of pregnancy.

 (6)(7) "Human fetus" or "unborn child" each means an individual organism of the species homo sapiens from fertilization until live birth.