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CHAPTER 5 - FAMILY PLANNING AND BIRTH CONTROL

 

42-5-101. Provision of information and services; refusal to accept.

 

 

(a) The department of health may provide and pay for familyplanning and birth control information and services including interviews withtrained personnel, distribution of literature, referral to a licensed physicianfor consultation, examination, tests, medical treatment and prescription and tothe extent prescribed, the distribution of rhythm charts, drugs, medicalpreparation, contraceptive devices and similar products, to any person who maybenefit from this information and these services. Information and servicesshall be provided in a language understood by the recipient.

 

(b) Any medical service shall be performed by a licensedphysician.

 

(c) The right to receive public assistance and social servicesor any other public benefit shall not be affected by a refusal to accept familyplanning and birth control services. Each person offered family planning andbirth control services shall be advised of this subsection both orally and inwriting.

 

(d) Any person may refuse to accept the duty of offering familyplanning and birth control services to the extent the duty is contrary to hispersonal or religious beliefs. The refusal shall not be grounds for:

 

(i) Any disciplinary action;

 

(ii) Dismissal;

 

(iii) Any departmental transfer;

 

(iv) Any other discrimination in employment;

 

(v) Suspension from employment; or

 

(vi) Any loss in pay or other benefits.

 

42-5-102. Statutory interpretation.

 

 

(a) Nothing in W.S. 42-5-101 shall be interpreted to:

 

(i) Interfere with a person's religious beliefs;

 

(ii) In any way abridge the right to accept or refuse familyplanning and birth control services;

 

(iii) Impose practices offensive to a person's moral standards;or

 

(iv) Restrict self-determination in the procreation of children.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title42 > Chapter5

CHAPTER 5 - FAMILY PLANNING AND BIRTH CONTROL

 

42-5-101. Provision of information and services; refusal to accept.

 

 

(a) The department of health may provide and pay for familyplanning and birth control information and services including interviews withtrained personnel, distribution of literature, referral to a licensed physicianfor consultation, examination, tests, medical treatment and prescription and tothe extent prescribed, the distribution of rhythm charts, drugs, medicalpreparation, contraceptive devices and similar products, to any person who maybenefit from this information and these services. Information and servicesshall be provided in a language understood by the recipient.

 

(b) Any medical service shall be performed by a licensedphysician.

 

(c) The right to receive public assistance and social servicesor any other public benefit shall not be affected by a refusal to accept familyplanning and birth control services. Each person offered family planning andbirth control services shall be advised of this subsection both orally and inwriting.

 

(d) Any person may refuse to accept the duty of offering familyplanning and birth control services to the extent the duty is contrary to hispersonal or religious beliefs. The refusal shall not be grounds for:

 

(i) Any disciplinary action;

 

(ii) Dismissal;

 

(iii) Any departmental transfer;

 

(iv) Any other discrimination in employment;

 

(v) Suspension from employment; or

 

(vi) Any loss in pay or other benefits.

 

42-5-102. Statutory interpretation.

 

 

(a) Nothing in W.S. 42-5-101 shall be interpreted to:

 

(i) Interfere with a person's religious beliefs;

 

(ii) In any way abridge the right to accept or refuse familyplanning and birth control services;

 

(iii) Impose practices offensive to a person's moral standards;or

 

(iv) Restrict self-determination in the procreation of children.

 


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title42 > Chapter5

CHAPTER 5 - FAMILY PLANNING AND BIRTH CONTROL

 

42-5-101. Provision of information and services; refusal to accept.

 

 

(a) The department of health may provide and pay for familyplanning and birth control information and services including interviews withtrained personnel, distribution of literature, referral to a licensed physicianfor consultation, examination, tests, medical treatment and prescription and tothe extent prescribed, the distribution of rhythm charts, drugs, medicalpreparation, contraceptive devices and similar products, to any person who maybenefit from this information and these services. Information and servicesshall be provided in a language understood by the recipient.

 

(b) Any medical service shall be performed by a licensedphysician.

 

(c) The right to receive public assistance and social servicesor any other public benefit shall not be affected by a refusal to accept familyplanning and birth control services. Each person offered family planning andbirth control services shall be advised of this subsection both orally and inwriting.

 

(d) Any person may refuse to accept the duty of offering familyplanning and birth control services to the extent the duty is contrary to hispersonal or religious beliefs. The refusal shall not be grounds for:

 

(i) Any disciplinary action;

 

(ii) Dismissal;

 

(iii) Any departmental transfer;

 

(iv) Any other discrimination in employment;

 

(v) Suspension from employment; or

 

(vi) Any loss in pay or other benefits.

 

42-5-102. Statutory interpretation.

 

 

(a) Nothing in W.S. 42-5-101 shall be interpreted to:

 

(i) Interfere with a person's religious beliefs;

 

(ii) In any way abridge the right to accept or refuse familyplanning and birth control services;

 

(iii) Impose practices offensive to a person's moral standards;or

 

(iv) Restrict self-determination in the procreation of children.

 

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