Reproductive Freedom Legislation

HB 125 – The Heartbeat Bill (2011-2012)

Link to Bill:
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=129_HB_125
Status:
Failed
Summary:

HB 125, more popularly known as “The Heartbeat Bill,” is a bill to modify Ohio law to require doctors to search for a fetal heartbeat and to ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectable, unless there is a medical emergency that would put the woman at risk of death or “substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.”

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Committee:
Health and Aging (H)
LSC Legislation Status:
http://lsc.state.oh.us/coderev/hou129.nsf/House+Bill+Number/0125?OpenDocument
Jurisdiction/Legislation Level:
State
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