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New Mexico Health-Care Facility Abortion Refusal Bill (HB 608)

This law was last updated on May 2, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice


New Mexico


HB 608


Failed to Pass


Feb 14, 2019


Co-sponsors: 2
Primary Sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 4


Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

HB 608 would allow health-care facilities to refuse to admit any patient for the purposes of performing an abortion.

Any person employed by—or associated with—such facilities would be able to refuse to participate in medical procedures that will result in the termination of a pregnancy if they object to the abortion on moral, religious or personal conviction grounds.

Related Legislation

Similar to provisions found in HB 525 and HB 600.

Latest Action

2/14/19 – Introduced; referred to House Consumer & Public Affairs Committee.