HOUSE BILL NO. 4685

May 25, 2023, Introduced by Reps. Friske, Rigas, DeSana, Fox, Carra, Alexander, Maddock and Cavitt and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

"The Michigan penal code,"

(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 14b.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 14b. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person who advertises, publishes, sells, or publicly exposes for sale any pills, powder, drugs, or combination of drugs, designed expressly for the purpose of procuring an abortion, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(2) Any drug or medicine known to be designed and expressly prepared for producing an abortion may only be sold upon the written prescription of an established practicing physician of the city, village, or township in which the sale is made, and the pharmacist or retailer selling the drug or medicine shall, in a book provided for that purpose, register the name of the purchaser, the date of the sale, the kind and quantity of the medicine sold, and the name and residence of the physician prescribing the drug or medicine.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.

Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless Senate Joint Resolution ____ or House Joint Resolution C (request no. 03057'23) of the 102nd Legislature becomes a part of the state constitution of 1963 as provided in section 1 of article XII of the state constitution of 1963.