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2010 Legislative Summary

NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona Supported Legislation 2010

HB 2361 - Medically Accurate Sex Education for Arizona Schools
Sponsors: Senator Sinema
Status at Sine Die: Not Assigned
Require all schools to provide "medically accurate" and "comprehensive” sex education.


NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona Opposed Legislation 2010

SB 1304 / HB 2649 - Abortion Reporting Requirements to State
Sponsors: Senator Gray; Senator Barto
Status at Sine Die: Signed into law by Governor Brewer on April 21, 2010
Establishes reporting requirements for hospitals, facilities and health professionals related to abortions and complications from abortions, and requires the Department of Health Services (DHS) detailing The woman's age; educational background by highest grade completed and, if applicable, level of college completed; county and state in which the woman resides; race and ethnicity; marital status; number of prior pregnancies and prior abortions of the woman; number of previous spontaneous terminations of pregnancy of the woman; gestational age of the unborn child at the time of the abortion; reason for the abortion, including whether the abortion is elective. Prescribes penalties for willful failure to report, disclosure of confidential report information and false reporting.

SB 1305 - Prohibits Public Monies & Insurance Coverage for Abortion
Sponsors: Senator Gray
Status at Sine Die: Signed into law by Governor Brewer on April 24, 2010
Prohibits the use of public funds or tax monies of the state or any political subdivisions to pay the costs associated with a health insurance policy that provides abortion-related benefits, except in cases to save the life of the woman having the abortion or to avert substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.

SB 1306 - Prohibits Payment for Human Egg Donations
Sponsors: Senator Gray
Status at Sine Die: Signed into law by Governor Brewer on April 29, 2010
Requires informed consent for egg donations, including a description of drugs, procedures, effects and potential risks. Prohibits purchase of human eggs for any purpose other than infertility treatment.

SB 1307 - Treatment of Human Embryos (Prohibits Stem Cell Research)
Sponsors: Senators
Status at Sine Die: Signed into law by Governor Brewer on May 07, 2010
Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly creating a human-animal hybrid or purchasing or selling an in vitro human embryo and classifies the offenses as class 1 misdemeanors. Establishes, as a class 6 felony, the crime of intentionally or knowingly engaging in destructive human embryonic stem cell research.

SB 1309 - Parents Rights Against Sex Education in Schools
Sponsors: Senator Gray
Status at Sine Die: Signed into law by Governor Brewer on April 28, 2010
Outlines parental rights related to healthcare, education and to prohibit a school district from providing sex education instruction to a pupil unless the pupil’s parent provides written permission for the child to participate in the curricula; procedures by which parents will be notified in advance of and given the opportunity to withdraw their children from any instruction or presentations regarding sexuality in courses other than formal sex education curricula; procedures by which parents may learn about the nature and purpose of clubs and activities that are part of the school curriculum, extracurricular clubs and activities that have been approved by the school; the right to opt in to a sex education curriculum if one is provided by the school district; the right to opt out of instruction on AIDS

HCR 2049 - Resolution to Prohibit Sex or Race Selection Abortion
Sponsors: Representative Montenegro
Status at Sine Die: Held in committee
Makes unlawful to perform an abortion based on race, color, gender, or parent of the child; grants civil suit rights to fathers and maternal grandparents of the unborn child.

 

 
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