as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution 1.3 by adding a section to article XI; restricting the use 1.4 of state funds for abortion services. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. [CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.] 1.7 An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to 1.8 the people. If the amendment is adopted, a section shall be 1.9 added to article XI, to read: 1.10 Sec. 15. Nothing in this constitution confers a right to 1.11 abortion. No state funds shall be used for abortion services 1.12 unless specifically authorized by law. 1.13 Sec. 2. [QUESTION.] 1.14 The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the people at 1.15 the 2004 general election. The question submitted shall be: 1.16 "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide 1.17 that nothing in the constitution confers a right to abortion and 1.18 that no state funds shall be used for abortion services unless 1.19 specifically authorized by law? 1.20 Yes ....... 1.21 No ........"