Current Status Bill Number:
4422Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980115Primary Sponsor: DavenportAll Sponsors: Davenport, Campsen, Altman, Barrett, Knotts, Seithel, Loftis, Simrill, Koon, Littlejohn, Leach, Meacham, Riser, Rice, Stuart, Sharpe, Sandifer, Vaughn, Allison, Robinson, Young, Tripp, Walker, Jordan, Hawkins, Easterday, HamiltonDrafted Document Number: psd\7097ac.98Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Abortion, state funding prohibited to agencies and institutions which perform; Medical
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980211 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Hamilton House 19980121 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Easterday House 19980115 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-90 SO AS TO PROHIBIT STATE FUNDING TO INSTITUTIONS, AGENCIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT PERFORM ABORTIONS IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-41-90. (A) No institution, agency, or organization, public or private, that promotes, provides, or refers for abortion shall receive state funding.
(B) This section does not apply to an institution, agency, or organization if the only abortions performed are necessary to save the life of a mother whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, a physical illness, or a physical injury if no other medical procedure would suffice for that purpose."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.