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HB 2, 83rd 2nd Called Session
Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties.

Whole Woman's Health et al. v. David Lakey et al.; Complaint (Case 1:14-cv-00284; challenging abortion/ambulatory surgical center regulations under Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S.).
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: April 3, 2014
Adopted rules, 25 TAC ch. 139, Abortion facility reporting and licensing; requirement to meet minimum standards for ambulatory surgical centers ; requirements for a physician who performs an abortion, and the use of abortion-inducing drugs, (new rules implementing Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S.; includes proposed text of rules as published in the September 27, 2013 Texas Register).
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In 38 Tex. Reg. 9577
By Texas Department of State Health Services / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: December 27, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Brief of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Medical Association as amici curiae in support of plaintiffs-appellees (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publication Date: December 19, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Brief of the Honorable Daniel H. Branch as amicus curiae in support of appellants (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publication Date: November 29, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Brief of David Dewhurst et al. as amici curiae in support of appellants (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publication Date: November 25, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Concurring and dissenting opinion on application to vacate stay (No. 13A452, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Supreme Court
Publication Date: November 19, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Memorandum in opposition to emergency application to vacate Fifth Circuit's stay pending appeal (No. 13A452, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
See: http://sblog.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/13A452_Texas_Response1.pdf
By U.S. Supreme Court
Publication Date: November 12, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Motion of Texas Alliance for Life Trust Fund and Texas Center for Defense of Life for leave to file amicus brief in support of respondent (No. 13A452, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd 2nd C.S., abortion).
See: http://texasallianceforlife.org/issues/hb2/TAL-TCDL_Amicus_Brief_SCOTUS_11_12_2013.pdf
By U.S. Supreme Court
Publication Date: November 12, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Emergency application to vacate stay (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
See: http://sblog.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PPhood-stay-application-11-4-13.pdf
By U.S. Supreme Court
Publication Date: November 4, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Order granting motion to stay final judgment pending appeal (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Emergency motion to stay final judgment pending appeal (No. 13-51008, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publication Date: October 29, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Memorandum opinion (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion; finding admitting privileges requirement unconstitutional; partial strikedown of restrictions on abortion inducing pills).
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: October 28, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Joint motion to dismiss the local prosecutor defendants (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: October 17, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Memorandum of law in support of defendants urging denial of interim relief by amici curiae Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, Texas Eagle Forum et al. (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion)
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: October 16, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; State defendants' trial brief, including expert affidavits (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: October 15, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Declaration of Dr. Joseph E. Potter, principal investigator at the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
See: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/orgs/txpep/_files/pdf/TxPEP-Declaration-Final.pdf
By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: October 1, 2013
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al. v. Greg Abbott et al.; Complaint and application for preliminary and permanent injunction, including expert affidavits (No. 1:13-cv-862, Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion).
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By U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
Publication Date: September 27, 2013
Proposed amendments to 25 TAC ch. 139, Abortion facility reporting and licensing; requirements for a physician who performs an abortion; use of abortion-inducing drugs (Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S.).
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In 38 TexReg 6536
By Department of State Health Services / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: September 27, 2013
Letter to Representative Donna Howard in response to allegations revolving around the inspections of citizens at the Capitol on Friday, July 12, 2013 (Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., Wendy Davis abortion filibuster).
See: http://blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/files/2013/07/McCraw-response.pdf
By Executive Director Steven C. McCraw / Texas Department of Public Safety
Publication Date: July 16, 2013
Letter to Director Steven C. McCraw, Texas Department of Public Safety, expressing concern over allegations revolving around the inspections of citizens at the Capitol on Friday, July 12, 2013 (Tex. H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., Wendy Davis abortion filibuster).
See: http://blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/files/2013/07/Howard-letter.pdf
By Representative Donna Howard
Publication Date: July 15, 2013
Open letter to Texas legislators: get out of our exam rooms (opposing Tex. H.B. 2 and S.B. 1, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., abortion regulations).
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By American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Publication Date: July 9, 2013
Impact brief for the proposed HB2/SB1 abortion bill (Tex. H.B. 2 and S.B. 1, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S.).
See: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/orgs/txpep/_files/pdf/ImpactBrief-ProposedHB2-SB1AbortionBill.pdf
By Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Publication Date: July 3, 2013
Letter to Senator Jane Nelson requesting her consideration of holding committee hearings outside of Austin to discuss Tex. S.B. 1 or H.B. 2, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S. (abortion).
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By Senator Kirk Watson
Publication Date: July 2, 2013
The vanishing abortion clinic.
In Business Week
Publication Date: December 2-8, 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
'Texas can't help us'.
In Texas Observer
Publication Date: March 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
Fifth Circuit finds H.B.2 constitutional.
In Texas Lawyer
Publication Date: April 7, 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
The post-clinic abortion.
See: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/magazine/the-dawn-of-the-post-clinic-abortion.html
In New York Times Magazine
Publication Date: August 31, 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
Everything is bigger in Texas—especially the abortion debate: why Texas House Bill 2 can survive a constitutional challenge and how it should change the abortion analysis.
See: http://trolp.org/main_pgs/issues/v19n1/5_Schmucker.pdf
In Texas Review of Law and Politics
Publication Date: February 2015
Library Location: Periodicals
Courts must confront the burden of distance.
In National Law Journal
Publication Date: July 6, 2015
Library Location: Periodicals
Access denied.
In Church & State
Publication Date: December 2015
Library Location: Periodicals
The most difficult business you could run.
In Bloomberg Businessweek
Publication Date: March 6, 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
Inside Texas' abortion wars.
In Christian Science Monitor
Publication Date: April 4, 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
The 'pro-life' answer to abortion clinics.
In Christian Science Monitor
Publication Date: April 4, 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
United States Supreme Court overturns abortion restrictions.
See: http://www.csg.org/pubs/capitolideas/2016_july_aug/state_abortion_laws.aspx See: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/15-274_p8k0.pdf
In Capitol Ideas
Publication Date: July/August 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
Changes in distance to nearest facility and abortion in Texas, 2012 to 2014.
In JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)
Publication Date: January 24/31, 2017
Library Location: Periodicals
Abortion-related adverse events by facility type.
In JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)
Publication Date: June 26, 2018
Library Location: Periodicals

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