HB 3216

An Act relating to abortion; creating the Oklahoma Life is a Human Right Act; defining terms; prohibiting the prescription or selling of medication with the intent to cause an abortion; civil liability; providing for a certain procedure; providing for informed consent from parents or guardians for refusal of treatment; requiring physician to record certain information; directing the State Department of Health to create forms; providing exception for accidental injury or death; providing for the use of contraceptives as long as the purpose is not abortion; prohibiting emergency contraception; defining certain conduct as unprofessional; requiring revocation of license or certificate; allowing certain civil action; authorizing Attorney General to bring enforcement actions; providing for the right to intervene; providing for severability; providing for codification; and providing an effective date. (FIL )

Status:
Eligible for a Floor Vote

Location: 
Floor Vote

Session:
2024 Regular Session

NOTES

Based on the bill language and the author's presentation, it is unclear the degree HB 3216 will ban contraception. 

January 25, 2024

Fully bans abortions and invents a new term to justify abortions needed during a medical emergency: "pre-viability separation procedures." Establishes what type of abortions are permitted as pre-viability separation procedures. Defines life at conception and deems personhood for the fetus. 

January 25, 2024

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Authors
Kevin West – HD 54
David Bullard – SD 06