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Amends California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until 48 hours after physician notifies minor's parent or legal guardian (in person or by certified mail), except in medical emergency or with parental waiver. Permits minor to obtain court order waiving notice based on clear and convincing evidence of minor's maturity or best interests. Provides for expedited appeal process. Courts must publicly report number of waivers granted and denied by each judge; reports may be aggregated to preserve confidentiality. Authorizes monetary damages against physicians for violations. Summary or estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Potential unknown net state costs of several million dollars annually for health and social services programs and court administration combined. (SA2005RF0136.)
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Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1188 (2006).