What's At Stake:
HB 5155 and HB 5165:Â These bills require all health facilities or agencies that provide emergency or urgent care to promptly offer emergency contraception (EC) to survivors of sexual assault. This bill passed out of the House Judiciary Committee last Fall with bipartisan support. In addition, this bill passed the full House floor with bipartisan support in 2008.
Â HB 5163:Â This bill requires factual information presented in sex education course material to be age appropriate, medically accurate and objective.Â This bill passed out of the House Judiciary Committee last FallÂ with bipartisan support.Â Â Â
Â HB 5164:Â This bill requires pharmacyâ€™s to fill all Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved prescriptions without bias or delay.Â (FromÂ the PPOM Notice)