| Session - 127th Maine Legislature
H "B", Filing Number H-480, Sponsored by Gattine
Amend the bill in section 1 in §1642 in subsection 1 in the 4th and 5th lines (page 1, lines 11 and 12 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " provide the expectant or new parent with" and inserting the following: ' offer the expectant or new parent'
Amend the bill in section 1 in §1642 in subsection 2 in paragraph A by striking out all of the last sentence (page 1, lines 21 and 22 in L.D.) and inserting the following: ' The information must have been reviewed by established medical experts in the field and national Down syndrome organizations; and'
This amendment requires that hospitals, physicians and health professionals offer information to expectant or new parents, unlike the bill, which required the provision of that information.
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