OH HB214 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 48-1)
Status: Passed on March 23 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-23 - Effective 3/23/18
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend section 3701.79 and to enact sections 2919.10 and 2919.101 of the Revised Code to prohibit a person from performing, inducing, or attempting to perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant woman who is seeking the abortion because an unborn child has or may have Down Syndrome.

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Prohibit abortion if unborn has or may have Down Syndrome


Roll Calls

2017-12-13 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 20 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-11-01 - House - House Passed (Y: 64 N: 31 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-10-26 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 12 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-23 Effective 3/23/18
2017-12-13SenateReported: Health, Human Services and Medicaid
2017-11-15SenateRefer to Committee: Health, Human Services and Medicaid
2017-10-26HouseReported: Health
2017-05-16HouseRefer to Committee: Health


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29New CodeSee Bill Text
2919New CodeSee Bill Text
291910New CodeSee Bill Text
2919101New CodeSee Bill Text
37Amended CodeCitation Text
3701Amended CodeCitation Text
370179Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments