H.B. 166 - Down Syndrome Nondiscrimination Abortion Act

Sponsors

Sponsor: Rep. Karianne Lisonbee
Floor Sponsor: Sen. Curtis S. Bramble

Category

Equal Rights

Topic(s)

Better Utah Position

– Oppose

Summary

Prohibits physicians from performing abortion if the woman’s only reason is that the fetus has Down Syndrome, and requires an abortion pathology report stating whether an aborted fetus had or may have had DS. Does not go into effect unless permitted by a court of binding authority.

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Votes

Voted "Yes"
Vote Legislator District
Yes Sen. J. Stuart Adams Republican SD22
Yes Sen. Curtis S. Bramble Republican SD16
Yes Sen. David G. Buxton Republican SD20
Yes Sen. Allen M. Christensen Republican SD19
Yes Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore Republican SD9
Yes Sen Lincoln Fillmore Republican SD10
Yes Sen. Keith Grover Republican SD15
Yes Sen. Wayne A. Harper Republican SD6
Yes Sen. Daniel Hemmert Republican SD14
Yes Sen. Deidre M. Henderson Republican SD7
Yes Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard Republican SD25
Yes Sen. David P. Hinkins Republican SD27
Yes Sen. Daniel McCay Republican SD11
Yes Sen. Ann Millner Republican SD18
Yes Sen. Ralph Okerlund Republican SD24
Yes Sen. Scott D. Sandall Republican SD17
Yes Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher Republican SD12
Yes Sen. Evan J. Vickers Republican SD28
Yes Sen. Todd Weiler Republican SD23
Yes Sen. Ronald Winterton Republican SD26
Voted "No"
Vote Legislator District
No Sen. Gene Davis Democrat SD3
No Sen. Luz Escamilla Democrat SD1
No Sen. Jani Iwamoto Democrat SD4
No Sen. Derek L. Kitchen Democrat SD2
No Sen. Karen Mayne Democrat SD5
No Sen. Kathleen Riebe Democrat SD8
Officially Absent
Vote Legislator District
Absent Sen. Jacob L. Anderegg Republican SD13
Absent Sen. Don L. Ipson Republican SD29
Absent Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson Republican SD21
Didn't Get to Vote
Vote Legislator District