State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012  

643T0612   HOUSE JUDICIARY ENGROSSED    NO.  HB 1185 -  2/10/2012  

Introduced by:    Representatives Hansen (Jon), Deelstra, Gosch, Haggar, Hickey, Hunt, Nelson (Stace), Olson (Betty), Rausch, Tornow, and Wick and Senator Brown
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to prohibit all qualified health plans offered through a health care exchange from including abortion coverage.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, no qualified health plan offered through a health insurance exchange established in the state may include elective abortion coverage.     
    Section 2. For the purposes of this Act, an elective abortion is an abortion performed for any reason other than a medical emergency as set forth in subdivision 34-23A-1(5).


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