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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 390
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCIES
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F.S. 390.0112
390.0112 Termination of pregnancies; reporting.
(1) The director of any medical facility in which abortions are performed, including a physician’s office, shall submit a report each month to the agency. The report may be submitted electronically, may not include personal identifying information, and must include:
(a) Until the agency begins collecting data under paragraph (e), the number of abortions performed.
(b) The reasons such abortions were performed.
(c) For each abortion, the period of gestation at the time the abortion was performed.
(d) The number of infants born alive or alive immediately after an attempted abortion.
(e) Beginning no later than January 1, 2017, information consistent with the United States Standard Report of Induced Termination of Pregnancy adopted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(2) The agency shall keep such reports in a central location for the purpose of compiling and analyzing statistical data and shall submit data reported pursuant to paragraph (1)(e) to the Division of Reproductive Health within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as requested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(3) If the termination of pregnancy is not performed in a medical facility, the physician performing the procedure shall be responsible for reporting such information as required in subsection (1).
(4) Reports submitted pursuant to this section shall be confidential and exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1) and shall not be revealed except upon the order of a court of competent jurisdiction in a civil or criminal proceeding.
(5) Any person required under this section to file a report or keep any records who willfully fails to file such report or keep such records may be subject to a $200 fine for each violation. The agency shall be required to impose such fines when reports or records required under this section have not been timely received. For purposes of this section, timely received is defined as 30 days following the preceding month.
History.s. 2, ch. 79-302; s. 1, ch. 90-336; s. 191, ch. 97-101; s. 3, ch. 97-151; s. 2, ch. 98-1; s. 78, ch. 99-8; s. 202, ch. 99-13; s. 3, ch. 2013-121; s. 3, ch. 2016-150.
Note.Former s. 390.002.