FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 144
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES PORTWOOD (Sponsor), LEMBKE, BIVINS, DUSENBERG, ERVIN, ICET AND STEVENSON (Co-sponsors).
Pre-filed December 29, 2004 and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 188, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to informed consent for abortion.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 188, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 188.031, to read as follows:
188.031. For purposes of section 188.028, the term "next friend" shall not include:
(1) Another minor child; or
(2) Any person, party, conservator, or business entity that has a financial interest or potential gain from the minor child's decision to have an abortion; or
(3) Any person in an individual or representative capacity or any entity that has a financial interest in, or potential gain from, the proposed abortion, and any employee of or volunteer for such person or entity.