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Minnesota Born Alive Infant Protections Modification (SF 2305)

This law was last updated on Apr 16, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice




SF 2305




Mar 11, 2019


Co-sponsors: 4
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 5


Later Abortion

Full Bill Text

SF 2305 would require health-care practitioners to exercise​ the same degree of professional skill, care, and diligence to preserve the life and health of​ a child born alive after a failed abortion as they would render​ to any other child born alive at the same gestational age.​

All reasonable measures consistent with good medical​ practice—including the compilation of appropriate medical records—would be required to be taken by the​ responsible medical personnel to preserve the life and health of the born alive infant.​

After providing the necessary care, the health-care practitioner would be required to ensure that the child born alive is immediately transported and​ admitted to a hospital.

Reporting Requirements

A health-care practitioner or any employee​ of a hospital, a physician’s office, or an abortion clinic who has knowledge of a failure to​ comply with requirements of this provision would be required to immediately report the failure to the​ commissioner of health or a law enforcement agency.

Latest Action

3/11/19 – Introduced; referred to Senate Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.