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Colorado ‘Born Alive’ Child-Physician Relationship Bill

This law was last updated on Jul 28, 2020


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Colorado

Number

HB 1068

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 8, 2020

Topics

Later Abortion

Full Bill Text

leg.colorado.gov

HB 1068 makes it a felony for physicians to not offer medical care to a baby born alive after a failed abortion in late-term procedures. Failure to provide medical care is considered a Class 3 felony and comes with a $100,000 fine. Such a conviction will also be considered unprofessional conduct for medical licensing purposes.

Any person with knowledge of non-compliance compliance must report it to the state attorney general. Failure to report will be considered a Class 1 misdemeanor. The complainant’s identity and any other  personally identifiable information will be kepy confidential.

The bill failed to pass out of committee on February 11, 2020.

Latest Action

1/8/2020 – Introduced

2/11/2020 – Died in committee

Primary Sponsor

Shane Sandridge