Criminal abortions, exceptions
CRIMES – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “abortion” and to provide that certain actions and attempts shall not be considered criminal abortions.

RS30723 / H0342

This legislation amends Idaho Code, Section 18-622 to eliminate the trigger provision and change the affirmative defense structure of the law into an objective standard. Specific exceptions with regard to life threatening conditions are also further defined. The legislation also provides additional clarifying language with regard to the reporting standard on rape and incest.

This legislation causes no additional expenditure of funds at the state or local level of government nor does it cause an increase or decrease in revenue for state or local government therefor the legislation has no fiscal impact.

Bill Events
Date Description
03/20 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
Reported Printed and Referred to State Affairs