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AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 732 (As amended by A07472)

Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE SHAPIRO

Printer's No. 1443

  

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Amend Bill, page 1, lines 1 through 5 (A07472), by striking

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out all of said lines and inserting

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Amend Bill, page 1, lines 14 and 15, by striking out ",

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for licensure, for application for license and " in line 14

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and "for issuance of license; and making an inconsistent

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repeal" in line 15 and inserting

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; and providing for medical expert panel

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Amend Bill, page 2, lines 13 through 38; page 3, lines 1 

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through 30; page 4 lines 1 through 17 (A07472), by striking out

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all of said lines on said pages and inserting

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Amend Bill, page 12, lines 3 through 30; pages 13 and  14,

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lines 1 through 30; page 15, lines 1 through 17, by striking out

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all of said lines on said pages and inserting

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Section 2.  The act is amended by adding a section to read:

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Section 822.  Medical expert panel.

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The department shall convene a panel of medical experts to

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issue a report advising the General Assembly on medically

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appropriate regulation of abortion facilities. The panel shall

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issue its report within 90 days of the effective date of this

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section. The panel shall be comprised of the heads of the

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obstetrics and gynecology departments of each Pennsylvania

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hospital with expertise in the matter. Disputes regarding

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eligibility for the panel shall be resolved by the Secretary of

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Health.

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Section 3.  This act shall take effect in 90 days.

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