Oregon Bill Regarding Ambulatory Surgical Centers (SB 752)
This law was last updated on Jan 30, 2015
SB 752 would have revised the definition of “ambulatory surgical center” to include facilities operated substantially for purpose of performing abortions.
The bill states that a facility operates substantially for the purpose of performing abortions if:
- Ten or more abortions in any calendar month or 100 or more abortions per calendar year are performed on the premises of the facility;
- The facility holds itself out to the public as an abortion provider by any public means, including but not limited to newspaper, telephone directory, magazine or electronic media; and
- The facility has at the facility or on call a physician, licensed under ORS chapter 677, to perform abortions.