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House Bill 1014


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House Bill 1014

ARCHIVE (2012)

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Health care professionals conscience clause. Provides that a health care professional may not be required to dispense a drug or medical device if the health care professional believes the drug or medical device would be used to: (1) cause an abortion; (2) destroy an unborn child; or (3) cause the death of a person by means of assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing. Specifies that a health care professional's refusal to dispense a drug or medical device under those circumstances may not be the basis for: (1) a claim for damages against the health care professional, the health care professional's employer, or the facility where the health care professional is employed; or (2) disciplinary action against the health care professional. Provides that an employer who knowingly or intentionally takes disciplinary, recriminatory, or discriminatory action against a health care professional who refuses to dispense a drug or medical device under those circumstances commits health care professional discrimination, a Class A misdemeanor. Makes a second or subsequent offense a Class D felony. Authorizes the health care professional's licensing board to assess additional fines against the employer.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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