South Carolina Legislature
South Carolina Legislature

House Amendment 699
S 474 - Session 125 (2023-2024)
Abortion - Fetal Heartbeat

Current Amendment: 699 to Bill 474

Rep. King proposes the following amendment (LC-474.HDB0422H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 44-41-630(B) and inserting:

(B) Except as provided in Section 44-41-640, Section 44-41-650, and Section 44-41-660, no person shall perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant person with the specific intent of causing or abetting an abortion if the unborn child's fetal heartbeat has been detected in accordance with Section 44-41-330(A). A person who violates this subsection is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined ten thousand dollars, imprisoned for not more than two years, or both.