HB 53/ SB 52 – A Second Change for Life

*This bill was filed jointly in the House and Senate.

House Primary Sponsors: Rep. Pat McElraft (R-Carteret), Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston), Rep. Rena Turner (R-Iredell), Rep. Michelle Presnell (R-Haywood)

Senate Primary Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Kraweic (R-Forsyth), Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell), Sen. Deanna Ballard (R-Ashe)

Bill Summary

This bill would require physicians who perform drug induced abortions to provide patients written information from DHHS about the possibility of reversing the effects of a drug induced abortion after administration of the first dose of medication. DHHS would be required to distribute written materials to ever physician who performs drug induced abortions.

Bill Movement


This bill was filed on February 12, 2019.

On February 13, this bill was referred to the House Health Committee. If it is found favorable there, it will move to the House Rules Committee.


This bill was filed on February 12, 2019. This bill was referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 13, 3019.