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Montana Telemedicine Ban (HB 587)

This law was last updated on Jan 2, 2019


State

Montana

Number

HB 587

Status

Vetoed

Proposed

Feb 20, 2015

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Medication Abortion, Telemedicine Abortion Bans

Full Bill Text

leg.mt.gov

HB 587 would prohibit a medical practitioner from performing or attempting to perform an abortion, including a chemically induced abortion, on a pregnant woman or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs except in the physical presence of the woman.

The first violation would be a misdemeanor. The second and subsequent violations would be a felony.


STATUS

This bill passed the House on March 17 and the Senate on April 9 but was vetoed by Gov. Bullock on April 29, 2015.


People

Primary Sponsor