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New Jersey Women’s Health Protection Act (AB 4440)

This law was last updated on Aug 28, 2015


State

New Jersey

Number

AB 4440

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Nov 18, 2013

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

www.njleg.state.nj.us

AB 4440 would provide for a new licensing category of “licensed abortion facility.” The bill provides specific regulations to be adopted by the Department of Health (DOH) which a licensed abortion facility would need to comply with in order to obtain or renew a license. The regulations to be adopted concern: the physical plant of the facility; the medications, supplies, and equipment (including ultrasound equipment) that are to be available at a licensed abortion facility; the health care professionals who staff a facility; medical screenings and evaluations of patients; the abortion procedure itself; recovery rooms of the facility; follow-up care for patients; and incident reporting to DOH.

The bill would require DOH to conduct an 5 on-site inspection to ensure compliance with the bill’s provisions prior to issuance or renewal of a license.


People

Primary Sponsor