Abortion clinics; requires all to be licensed. (SB1270)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Licensure of abortion clinics. Requires all abortion clinics, defined as any facility other than a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center in which 25 or more first trimester abortions are performed in any 12-month period, to be licensed and to comply with the requirements currently in place for ambulatory surgery centers except the requirement for a certificate of public need. The Board of Health may also waive certain structural requirements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097808338
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1270)
02/05/2009Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)


cindy writes:

Are you requiring all dental offices, dermatology offices and all other offices to comply with ambulatory surgery centers? Way to keep health care insurance rates down.