✔ Passed the Legislature!
This bill would prevent health entities from interfering with a qualified healthcare practitioner’s ability to provide their patients with medically accurate and comprehensive information, resources, and, in cases of pregnancy complications where there is a serious risk to the patient’s life or health, services.
Bill Info: HB 1608
Update 3/2/20: Currently, in rules.
Update 2/18/20: Hearing in Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2/21/20. Passed out of Committee on 2/24/20.
Past: HB 1608 is info/resource portion of PPCA. It was reintroduced in House and retained in Rules on 1/13; House passed on 2/17 (65-33!)
For a one page sheet giving background on the bill and the issue, click here.