SENATE BILL No. 194
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 16-34-2-4.5.
Synopsis: Hospital privilege requirement for physicians performing
abortions. Requires a physician who performs an abortion to: (1) have
privileges at a hospital in the county where the abortion is performed;
and (2) notify the patient of the hospital location where the patient can
receive follow-up care by the physician who performed the abortion.
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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SENATE BILL No. 194
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 16-34-2-4.5; (07)IN0194.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 16-34-2-4.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2007]: Sec. 4.5. (a) A physician may not perform an abortion
unless the physician has privileges at a hospital located in the
county in which the abortion is performed.
(b) The physician who is performing an abortion shall notify the
patient of the location of the hospital at which the physician has
privileges and where the patient may receive follow-up care by the
physician who performed the abortion, if complications arise.