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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #121

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning requiring the Colorado medical board to suspend the license of a licensee for performing or attempting to perform an abortion when the probable gestational age of the fetus is at least twenty-two weeks, and, in connection therewith, making an exception when the life of the pregnant woman is threatened by a physical disorder, illness, or injury, but not solely by a psychological or emotional condition, and when expedited delivery of a living fetus is impossible or poses a greater risk of death to the pregnant woman than an abortion; and defining terms related to the measure including “probable gestational age” and “abortion,” and excepting from the definition of “abortion” medical procedures relating to miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning requiring the Colorado medical board to suspend the license of a licensee for performing or attempting to perform an abortion when the probable gestational age of the fetus is at least twenty-two weeks, and, in connection therewith, making an exception when the life of the pregnant woman is threatened by a physical disorder, illness, or injury, but not solely by a psychological or emotional condition, and when expedited delivery of a living fetus is impossible or poses a greater risk of death to the pregnant woman than an abortion; and defining terms related to the measure including “probable gestational age” and “abortion,” and excepting from the definition of “abortion” medical procedures relating to miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy?

Hearing August 21, 2019

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 3:33 PM.

Rehearing September 4, 2019

Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 12:15 PM.

* Unofficially captioned "Prohibition on Late-Term Abortions" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.