Idaho Abortion Complication Reporting Bill (H 64)
This law was last updated on Mar 20, 2019
H 64 would amend abortion complication reporting requirements to include information on a patient’s follow-up care after an abortion.
The bill would require every hospital, licensed health-care facility or individual medical practitioner required to submit a complication report to include the following additional information:
- Whether any post-abortion follow-up visit was scheduled or required and, if so, whether the pregnant person refused or failed to attend;
- Whether the pregnant person was referred to a hospital, emergency department, or urgent care clinic for treatment for any complications; and
- Any follow-up care, surgery, or aspiration procedure performed due to an incomplete abortion or retained tissue.
Sponsored by the House State Affairs Committee.
Identical to H 29.
1/29/19 – Introduced.
2/5/19 – Passed the House by a 54-16 vote.
2/28/19 – Passed the Senate by a 26-8 vote.
3/7/19 – Signed into law by Gov. Brad Little (R).