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Illinois Ultrasound Opportunity Act (HB 4643)

This law was last updated on Nov 15, 2020






Feb 5, 2020


Informed Consent

Full Bill Text

House Bill 4643 provides that the physician performing an abortion on a fetus after eight weeks of gestation shall offer the pregnant patient the opportunity to view an active ultrasound of the fetus before the procedure.

After the ultrasound, there must be a 72-hour waiting period before anesthesia or other medication is administered upon the pregnant patient.

These provisions will not apply in cases of medical emergencies.

Latest Action:

2/5/2020: Introduced

3/12/2020: Assigned to committee

Similar Bill:

HB 4993

Primary Sponsor:

Rep. Darren Bailey