Louisiana Resolution Urging Support to Mississippi in Their Litigation Efforts to Ban Abortion After 15 Weeks (HCR 71)
This law was last updated on May 17, 2018
This law is Anti–Choice
Apr 25, 2018
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 9
Full Bill Text
HCR 71 is a resolution urging and requesting that Attorney General Jeff Landry to file an amicus brief in federal court to support Mississippi in that state’s litigation to ban elective abortions after fifteen weeks gestation.
Companion resolution to SCR 81.
Resolution is in defense of Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks, HB 1510. The law is currently blocked while it is being challenged in court (See Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Currier).
Passed the house on May 10, 2018, by a 76-17 vote.
Passed the senate on May 16, 2018, by a 24-5 vote.
Enrolled on May 17, 2018.