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South Carolina Bill Eliminating Fetal Anomaly Exception for Abortion (H 4833)

This law was last updated on Feb 18, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice


South Carolina


H 4833


Failed to Pass


Feb 1, 2018


Primary Sponsors: 1
Co-sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 3


Genetic Anomalies

Full Bill Text

H 4833 would make it a criminal act to perform an abortion during any trimester if the sole reason for the abortion is due to the existence of a fetal anomaly.

The bill would amend all statutes related to the “South Carolina Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” to eliminate the fetal anomaly exception to the prohibition of abortions when the probable post-fertilization age of a fetus is 20 weeks or more.

Related Legislation

Removes fetal anomaly exceptions found in H 3114 (2016).