||HB 518 [ view bill ]|
||2/11/2013 - Read Second Time (H)|
The CARE Act requires that hospitals do the following:
1) Provide every sexual assault victim with medically accurate information about emergency contraception;
2) Orally inform each victim of her right to be provided emergency contraception at the hospital;
3) Provide the complete regimen of emergency contraception immediately if the victim requests it; and
4) Follow Department of Justice protocol for HIV/STI screening and prophylactic treatment.