Most states have laws that require abortion providers to submit one or more of the following types of reports: general reports regarding abortion procedures; reports related to abortion complications; informed consent reports; medical emergency reports; and reports regarding a minor’s abortion. Some of the information that may be required to appear in the reports includes: demographic information about the patient; the gestational age of the fetus; the abortion procedure used; the patient’s reason for abortion; the patient’s pregnancy history; and the method of payment.
This dataset captures state laws that establish standards for abortion provider qualifications, in effect as of December 1, 2018, as well as case law and attorney general opinions that affect the enforceability of these laws.
This dataset includes laws from all 50 states and the District of Columbia in effect as of December 1, 2018 that ban abortion, as well as case law and attorney general opinions that affect the enforceability of these laws.
This dataset includes state laws establishing advertising restrictions for abortion, as well as case law and attorney general opinions affecting the enforceability of these laws, in effect as of December 1, 2018.
This study uses policy surveillance to compare the prevalence and characteristics of facility laws governing abortions specifically targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws; office-based surgeries, procedures, sedation or anesthesia (office interventions) generally (OBS laws); and other procedures.
This map shows laws that require facilities where abortions are performed to be regulated under a distinct abortion facility licensing (AFL) provision, and/or meet special requirements regulating abortion providers. This page identifies variation in states that have AFL requirements in effect as of December 1, 2018.