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3133Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990112Primary Sponsor: HaskinsAll Sponsors: Haskins, Simrill, Sandifer, Leach, Vaughn, Walker, Littlejohn, Campsen, DelleneyDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\bbm\10007som99.docCompanion Bill Number: 233Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Abortion, state funding prohibited to institutions or agencies which perform; MedicalHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990408 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Delleney House 19990114 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Campsen House 19990112 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee House 19981216 Prefiled, referred to Committee 30 HWM Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-90 SO AS TO PROHIBIT STATE FUNDING TO INSTITUTIONS, AGENCIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT PERFORM ABORTIONS IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-41-90. (A) No institution, agency, or organization, public or private, that promotes, provides, or refers for abortion shall receive state funding.
(B) This section does not apply to an institution, agency, or organization if the only abortions performed are necessary to save the life of a mother whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, a physical illness, or a physical injury if no other medical procedure would suffice for that purpose."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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