Bill Text: TX HB3107 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-13 - Referred to Public Health [HB3107 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3107-Introduced.html
  86R13906 SCL-F
 
  By: Bell of Kaufman H.B. No. 3107
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an
  abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or
  health care facility.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 103, Occupations Code, is amended by
  adding Section 103.005 to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.005.  REQUIRED NOTICE. A hospital or health care
  facility shall provide written notice to each physician, nurse,
  staff member, or employee of the hospital or facility that:
               (1)  the individual has a right to object to directly or
  indirectly performing or participating in an abortion procedure;
               (2)  the hospital or facility is prohibited from
  discriminating against the individual for refusing to perform or
  participate in an abortion procedure; and
               (3)  the individual may be entitled to a remedy,
  including injunctive relief, affirmative relief, and any other
  necessary relief, under Section 103.003 for a violation of the
  individual's right to object.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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