August 22, 2019

SB 13-056: Prohibiting Abortion for Purposes of Prenatal Sex Discrimination

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. Ted Harvey introduced SB 13-056 – Concerning the Prenatal Sex Nondiscrimination Act. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill outlaws:

  • The performance of an abortion for the purposes of sex selection;
  • Coercion of an abortion for the purposes of sex selection;
  • Solicitation or acceptance of funds for the performance of an abortion for the purposes of sex selection; or
  • Transporting a woman into Colorado so the woman can receive an abortion for the purposes of sex selection.

The bill is assigned to the Judiciary Committee and is set for committee review on Monday, Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Since this summary, the bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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