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West Virginia Bill Regarding Parental Consent at Abortion Facilities (HB 2053)

This law was last updated on Sep 11, 2018

This law is Anti–Choice


West Virginia


HB 2053


Failed to Pass


Feb 8, 2017


Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1


Parental Involvement, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

HB 2053 would require that any parental notification or consent required by law must be obtained in writing by the parent or by the notarized signature of the parent of a minor seeking an abortion.

Facilities that fail to comply would be fined in the amount of ten times the cost of the abortion for the first offense.  Any subsequent failure to comply would result in the facility being closed for a period of 30 days.

Related Legislation

Similar to HB 2172, which failed to pass in 2015.


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