Current Status Bill Number:
3849Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950322Primary Sponsor: Wofford,All Sponsors: Wofford, Wells and A. YoungDrafted Document Number: br1\18178ac.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee 27 H3MSubject: Abortion, prohibited when
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950322 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-105 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN ABORTION EXCEPT IF IT IS NECESSARY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF THE WOMAN OR IF THE WOMAN IS PREGNANT AS A RESULT OF RAPE OR INCEST.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-41-105. Notwithstanding provisions of this chapter or any other provision of law, no abortion may be performed on a woman, including a minor, unless an abortion is necessary to save the life of the mother or the woman is pregnant as a result of rape or incest."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.