HB 4108

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 05, 2024
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to abortion.


Digest: Requires a health care worker who is present when a child is born alive after an abortion to give the same level of care as if the child was born alive after a normal birth. Makes it a crime if a health care worker knowingly or recklessly does not do so. Allows the person who had an abortion to sue a health care worker for knowingly or recklessly not giving the required care to a child born alive after an abortion. Allows the court to protect the private information of the person who had an abortion. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.6). Requires a health care practitioner to exercise the proper degree of care to preserve the health and life of a child born alive after an abortion or an attempted abortion. Requires a health care practitioner to ensure that a child born alive is transported to a hospital. Creates crime for failure to exercise proper standard of care, punishable by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. Allows specified person to bring civil action for damages and equitable relief against a health care practitioner for failing to exercise proper standard of care. Directs the court to award attorney fees to a prevailing plaintiff. Allows the court to order that the identity or personally identifiable information of specified persons is protected from disclosure.

Bill Sponsors (28)


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Mar 08, 2024


In committee upon adjournment.

Feb 05, 2024


Referred to Judiciary.

Feb 05, 2024


First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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