Attorney General No.
SA2005RF0132, Amdt. #1-S
Secretary of State No.
Amends California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until 48 hours afer physician notifies minor's parent or legal guardian, 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. Mandates various reporting requirements, including reports from physicians regarding abortions performed on minors. Authorizes monetary damages against physicians for violation. Requires minor's consent to abortion, with certain exceptions. Permits judicial relief if minor's consent coerced. Summary of 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, court administration, and state health agency administration combined. (SA2005RF0132, Amdt. #1-S)
Paul E. Laubacher
Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1186 (2006).