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Missouri Bill Prohibiting Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers (SB 50)

This law was last updated on Apr 23, 2014


State

Missouri

Number

SB 50

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Dec 1, 2012

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 2
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 3

Topics

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Full Bill Text

www.senate.mo.gov

SB 50 would have prevented counties or municipalities from adopting any ordinances or other policies that regulate crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs).

The bill specifies that the constitutions and laws of the United States and Missouri must be interpreted, construed, applied, and enforced to fully protect the rights of an alternatives-to-abortion agency and its officers, agents, employees, and volunteers to freely assemble and to freely engage in religious practices and speech without governmental interference.

CPCs have come under increased scrutiny over the last several years, as investigations have revealed that centers across the country have provided inaccurate information and neglected to follow proper medical protocols. (Source.)

STATUS

Identical to HB 1103 (2014) and SB 658 (2014).

Companion bill to HB 31.


People

Primary Sponsor