72nd Legislative Session -- 1997

Committee: Senate Health and Human Services

Wednesday, February 26, 1997

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P      Albers
P      Halverson
P      Kloucek
P      Lawler
P      Olson
P      Brown (Arnold), Vice-Chair
P      Dunn (Jim), Chair


OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Senator Dunn (Jim)


MOTION:      TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

Moved by:      Senator Albers
Second by:      Senator Lawler
Action:      Prevailed by voice vote.


          HB 1088:   to prohibit partial-birth abortions, to provide a criminal penalty therefor, and to establish a civil cause of action.

Proponents:      Representative Hunt
          Dr. Ray Strand, OBGYN
          Jim Mason, Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls
          John Paulton, SD Family Policy Council
         
Opponents:      Linda Howe-Allen, Planned Parenthood
          Dr. Patricia Giebink, OBGYN
          Jeff Masten,American Civil Liberties Union
          Thelma Underberg,National Abortion Rights Action League
          RoAnn Redlin, SDANW

MOTION:      DO PASS HB 1088



Moved by:      Senator Lawler
Second by:      Senator Halverson
Action:      Prevailed by roll call vote.   (6-0-1-0)

Voting yes:      Halverson, Kloucek, Lawler, Olson, Brown (Arnold), Dunn (Jim)

Excused:      Albers

MOTION:      ADJOURN

Moved by:      Senator Brown (Arnold)
Second by:      Senator Kloucek
Action:      Prevailed by voice vote.


Doris J. Donner

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Committee Secretary
Jim B. Dunn, Chair


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