Oregon Bill Regarding Definition of “Ambulatory Surgical Centers” (HB 3228)
This law was last updated on Apr 8, 2015
HB 3228 would revise the definition of “ambulatory surgical center” to include facilities operated substantially for the purpose of performing abortions.
A facility operates substantially for the purpose of performing abortions if:
- 10 or more abortions in any calendar month, or 100 abortions or more are performed per year o the premises;
- The facility holds itself out to the public as an abortion provider by any public means; or
- The facility has at the facility or on-call a physician licensed to perform abortions.
HB 3228 would also define “abortion” to include using or prescribing medicine or drug to terminate a pregnancy or using an instrument or device to terminate a pregnancy.