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SB 7 Zedler Amendment

SB 7 Zedler Amendment

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Amend
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(house committee printing) as follows:(1)
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In the recital to SECTION 1.19(b) of the bill (page 68,line 19), strike "Subsection (c-1)" and substitute "Subsections(c-1) and (c-2)".(2)
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In SECTION 1.19(b) of the bill (page 68, between lines26 and 27), insert the following:(c-2)
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A physician who, under the medical assistanceprogram, provides an abortion other than an abortion described bySubsection (c-1) shall report to the department not later than the30th day after the date the abortion is provided:(1)
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the type of abortion provided by the physician;and(2)
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the cost of each abortion provided.(3)
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Add the following appropriately numbered ARTICLEto the bill and renumber subsequent ARTICLES and SECTIONS of thebill accordingly:ARTICLE ____. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS REGARDING ABORTION ANDRELATED MEDICAL PROCEDURESSECTION
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Chapter 171, Health and Safety Code, isamended by adding Subchapter C to read as follows:SUBCHAPTER C. REPORTING REQUIREMENTSSec.
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171.051.
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REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (a) Not later thanthe 15th day of each month, a physician by mail shall submit to thedepartment the abortion reporting form required by Section 171.052for each abortion performed by the physician in the precedingcalendar month.(b)
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As soon as practicable, but not later than 48 hoursafter the time of diagnosis or treatment, a physician by mail shallsubmit to the department the complication reporting form requiredby Section 171.053 for each illness or injury of a woman in thepreceding calendar year that:(1)
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the physician determines was caused by a medicalcomplication resulting from an abortion for which the physiciantreated the woman; or(2)
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the woman suspects was caused by a medicalcomplication resulting from an abortion for which the physiciantreated the woman.1
 
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The reports submitted to the department as required bythis subchapter may not by any means identify the name of a woman onwhom an abortion is performed.Sec.
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171.052.
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ABORTION REPORTING FORM; PARTIAL EXCEPTION.(a) A physician shall report to the department on the formprescribed by the department the information required by thissection for each abortion performed by the physician.(b)
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The form must include:(1)
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the following information, which must be completedby the woman before anesthesia is administered or the abortion isperformed:(A)
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the woman
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age;(ii)
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race or ethnicity;(iii)
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marital status; and(iv)
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municipality, county, state, andnation of residence and whether that residence is 100 miles or morefrom the facility where the abortion is to be performed;(B)
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the woman
s highest level of education,selected by checking one of the following:(i)
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did not receive any high schooleducation;(ii)
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received some high school educationbut did not graduate;(iii)
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is a high school graduate orrecipient of a high school equivalency certificate;(iv)
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received some college education but isnot a college graduate;(v)
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obtained an associate
s degree;(vi)
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obtained a bachelor
s degree;(vii)
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obtained a master
s degree;(viii)
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obtained a doctoral degree; or(ix)
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received other education (specify): ____________;(C)
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the age of the father of the unborn child atthe time of the abortion;(D)
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the method or methods of contraception used2
 
at the time the unborn child was conceived, selected by checking allapplicable methods from the following list:(i)
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condoms;(ii)
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spermicide;(iii)
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male sterilization;(iv)
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female sterilization;(v)
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an injectable contraceptive;(vi)
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an inter-uterine device;(vii)
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mini pills;(viii)
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combination pills;(ix)
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a diaphragm;(x)
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a cervical cap or vaginal contraceptive ring;(xi)
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a contraceptive patch;(xii)
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a sponge;(xiii)
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a calendar-based contraceptivemethod, including rhythm method or natural family planning orfertility awareness;(xiv)
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withdrawal;(xv)
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no method of contraception; or(xvi)
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other method (specify): ___________;(E)
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a space for the woman to indicate thespecific reason the abortion is to be performed, selected from thefollowing list:(i)
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the woman was coerced or forced to havethe abortion;(ii)
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the woman does not want any morechildren;(iii)
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economic reasons;(iv)
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the woman
s unborn child has beendiagnosed with one or more health problems that are documented inthe woman
s medical records;(v)
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the father of the unborn child opposes the pregnancy;(vi)
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the woman
s parent opposes thepregnancy;(vii)
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the woman fears a loss of familysupport;(viii)
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the woman fears losing her job;3

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