Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1430

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 16-18-2; IC 16-34-3; IC 35-51-16-1.

Synopsis: Race and sex-selective abortions. Prohibits a person from performing an abortion if the person knows that the pregnant woman is seeking the abortion because of: (1) the sex of the fetus; (2) the race of the fetus; or (3) the race of the parent. Makes it a Class C felony if a person knowingly or intentionally commits a sex-selective or race-selective abortion.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Ubelhor




    January 22, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1430



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 16-18-2-302.9; (13)IN1430.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-18-2-302.9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 302.9. "Race-selective abortion", for purposes of IC 16-34-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 16-34-3-1.
SOURCE: IC 16-18-2-328.3; (13)IN1430.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 16-18-2-328.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 328.3. "Sex-selective abortion", for purposes of IC 16-34-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 16-34-3-2.
SOURCE: IC 16-34-3; (13)IN1430.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 16-34-3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]:
     Chapter 3. Sex-Selective and Race-Selective Abortion Ban
     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "race-selective abortion" means an abortion that is performed solely because of the race of the fetus or the race of a parent.
     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "sex-selective abortion" means an abortion that is performed solely because of the gender of the fetus.
     Sec. 3. (a) A person may not intentionally perform or attempt to perform an abortion before the earlier of viability of the fetus or twenty (20) weeks of postfertilization age if the person knows that the pregnant woman is seeking a sex-selective abortion.
     (b) A person may not intentionally perform or attempt to perform an abortion after viability or twenty (20) weeks of postfertilization if the person knows that the pregnant woman is seeking a sex-selective abortion.
     Sec. 4. (a) A person may not intentionally perform or attempt to perform an abortion before the earlier of viability of the fetus or twenty (20) weeks of postfertilization age if the person knows that the pregnant woman is seeking a race-selective abortion.
     (b) A person may not intentionally perform or attempt to perform an abortion after viability or twenty (20) weeks of postfertilization if the person knows that the pregnant woman is seeking a race-selective abortion.
    Sec. 5. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally performs an abortion in violation of this chapter commits a Class C felony.
    (b) In addition to the criminal penalty under subsection (a), a person who violates this chapter may be subject to disciplinary sanctions under IC 25-1-9.

SOURCE: IC 35-51-16-1; (13)IN1430.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 35-51-16-1, AS ADDED BY P.L.70-2011, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. The following statutes define crimes in IC 16:
        IC 16-19-12-1 (Concerning the state department of health).
        IC 16-20-9-1 (Concerning local health departments).
        IC 16-21-2-2.5 (Concerning licensure of hospitals).
        IC 16-21-5-3 (Concerning licensure of hospitals).
        IC 16-21-6-12 (Concerning hospital financial disclosure law).
        IC 16-21-7-5 (Concerning hospitals).
        IC 16-25-5-8 (Concerning hospices).
        IC 16-25-6-1 (Concerning hospices).
        IC 16-27-1-15 (Concerning home health agencies).
        IC 16-27-2-3 (Concerning home health agencies).
        IC 16-27-4-23 (Concerning home health agencies).
        IC 16-28-7-5 (Concerning monitors).
        IC 16-28-9-3 (Concerning monitors).
        IC 16-28-9-4 (Concerning monitors).
        IC 16-28-9-5 (Concerning monitors).
        IC 16-30-5-1 (Concerning health planning).
        IC 16-31-3-16 (Concerning emergency medical services).
        IC 16-31-3-22 (Concerning emergency medical services).
        IC 16-31-10-2 (Concerning emergency medical services).
        IC 16-34-2-5 (Concerning abortion).
        IC 16-34-2-6 (Concerning abortion).
        IC 16-34-2-7 (Concerning abortion).
        IC 16-34-3-5 (Concerning abortion).
        IC 16-36-4-15 (Concerning medical consent).
        IC 16-36-4-16 (Concerning medical consent).
        IC 16-36-5-27 (Concerning medical consent).
        IC 16-36-5-28 (Concerning medical consent).
        IC 16-37-1-12 (Concerning vital statistics).
        IC 16-37-1-13 (Concerning vital statistics).
        IC 16-37-2-2.1 (Concerning vital statistics).
        IC 16-37-2-19 (Concerning vital statistics).
        IC 16-37-3-16 (Concerning vital statistics).
        IC 16-38-5-4 (Concerning health registries).
        IC 16-39-7.1-3 (Concerning health records).
        IC 16-39-7.1-6 (Concerning health records).
        IC 16-41-1-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-2-9 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-3-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-4-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-5-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-6-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-7-5 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-8-1 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-8-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-8-5 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-9-1.5 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-10-5 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-10-7 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-12-13 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-12-14 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-12-15 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-13-3 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-13-4 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-13-6 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-14-13 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-14-15 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-14-16 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-14-17 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-14-20 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-15-18 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-16-11 (Concerning communicable diseases).
        IC 16-41-18-6 (Concerning prevention and treatment programs).
        IC 16-41-19-10 (Concerning prevention and treatment programs).
        IC 16-41-20-13 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-21-18 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-21-19 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-22-21 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-22-22 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-23-4 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-24-11 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-25-2 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-27-34 (Concerning health, sanitation, and safety).
        IC 16-41-29-5 (Concerning regulation of lodging facilities and bedding materials).
        IC 16-41-32-30 (Concerning regulation of lodging facilities and bedding materials).
        IC 16-41-33-9 (Concerning pest control).
        IC 16-41-34-8 (Concerning pest control).
        IC 16-41-35-40 (Concerning radiation).
        IC 16-41-38-10 (Concerning radon gas).
        IC 16-42-1-16 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-1-34 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-2-8 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-2-9 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-3-12 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-4-5 (Concerning Uniform Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).
        IC 16-42-5-26 (Concerning sanitary requirements for food establishments).
        IC 16-42-5-27 (Concerning sanitary requirements for food establishments).
        IC 16-42-10-13 (Concerning food).
        IC 16-42-18-7 (Concerning food).
        IC 16-42-19-27 (Concerning the Indiana Legend Drug Act).
        IC 16-42-21-4 (Concerning the Indiana Legend Drug Act).
        IC 16-44-1-1 (Concerning product labeling and inspection).
        IC 16-44-2-22 (Concerning product labeling and inspection).
        IC 16-46-6-12 (Concerning state health grants and programs).