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File #: 09-0406    Version: 0 Name: Limited-Service Pregnancy Centers - Disclaimers
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/5/2009 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/4/2009
Enactment #: 09-252
Title: Limited-Service Pregnancy Centers - Disclaimers FOR the purpose of requiring limited-service pregnancy centers to provide a certain disclaimer to clients and potential clients; defining a certain term; imposing certain penalties; and generally relating to required disclaimers by limited-service pregnancy centers.
Sponsors: Stephanie President Rawlings-Blake, Mary Pat Clarke, Sharon Green Middleton, Nicholas C. D'Adamo, William H. Cole, IV, Bill Henry, Rochelle Spector, Belinda Conaway, Robert Curran, Warren Branch, Helen L. Holton
Indexes: Disclaimers, Pregnancy Centers
Attachments: 1. 09-0406 - 1st Reader.pdf, 2. Health - 09-0406.pdf, 3. Law - 09-0406.pdf, 4. 09-0406 - 3rd Reader.pdf
EXPLANATION: CAPITALS indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
INTRODUCTORY*

CITY OF BALTIMORE
COUNCIL BILL

Introduced by: President Rawlings-Blake

A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
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Limited-Service Pregnancy Centers - Disclaimers

FOR the purpose of requiring limited-service pregnancy centers to provide a certain disclaimer to clients and potential clients; defining a certain term; imposing certain penalties; and generally relating to required disclaimers by limited-service pregnancy centers.
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BY adding
Article - Health
Section(s) 3-501 through 3-506, to be under the new subtitle designation,
“Subtitle 5. Limited-Service Pregnancy Centers
Baltimore City Revised Code
(Edition 2000)

SECTION 1. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Revised Code

Article – Health

Title 3. Health Facilities

SUBTITLE 5. LIMITED-SERVICE PREGNANCY CENTERS

§ 3-501. “LIMITED-SERVICE PREGNANCY CENTER” DEFINED.

IN THIS SUBTITLE, “LIMITED-SERVICE PREGNANCY CENTER” MEANS ANY PERSON:

(1) WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE PREGNANCY-RELATED SERVICES; AND

(2) WHO:

(I) FOR A FEE OR AS A FREE SERVICE, PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT PREGNANCY-RELATED SERVICES; BUT



(II) DOES NOT PROVIDE OR REFER FOR:

(A) ABORTIONS; OR

(B) NONDIRECTIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE BIRTH-CONTROL SERVICES.

§ 3-502. DISCLAIMER REQUIRED.

(A...

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