Illinois Ultrasound Opportunity Act (HB 4643)
This law was last updated on Nov 15, 2020
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.
3/12/2020: Assigned to committee