SB 572-1_ Filed 02/16/2005, 15:45

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 572, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 2; (05)AM057202.1. -->     Page 1, line 2, delete "refers to family planning" and insert " does not include the performance of abortions or the use of a drug or device intended to terminate a pregnancy after fertilization.".
    Page 1, delete line 3.
    Page 1, line 4, after "(b)" insert " As used in this SECTION, "fertilization" means the joining of a human egg cell with a human sperm cell.
    (c)
".
    Page 1, line 6, delete "(c)" and insert " (d)".
    Page 1, line 9, delete "(d)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 1, between lines 17 and 18, begin a new line blocked left and insert:
" The waiver application must include language stating that the waiver will not include coverage for the performance of abortions or the use of a drug or device intended to terminate a pregnancy after fertilization.".
    Page 1, line 18, delete "(e)" and insert " (f)".
    Page 2, line 7, delete "(f)" and insert " (g)".
    Page 2, line 12, delete "(g)" and insert " (h)".
    Page 2, line 14, delete "(f)," and insert " (g),".
    Page 2, line 17, delete "(h)" and insert " (i)".
    Page 2, line 19, delete "(i)" and insert " (j)".
    (Reference is to SB 572 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 11, Nays 0.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 057202/DI 104    2005