The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU) strongly opposes HB 1335, which would change existing state law to require physicians to obtain parental consent before performing an abortion, a legal medical procedure, on a minor unless the minor obtain a court order through an onerous process known as “judicial bypass,” the minor declares that she was abused or neglected, or that there is a “medical emergency” that threatens the minor. 

Sponsors

Delegates Parrott, Glass, Malone, McComas, McConkey, Otto, Rey, and Wivell

Status

Won: bill did not pass

Session

2018

Bill number

Position

Oppose

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