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Minnesota Ultrasound Bill (SF 1168)

This law was last updated on Feb 14, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice




SF 1168




Feb 14, 2019


Co-sponsors: 4
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 5


Forced Ultrasound, Informed Consent

Full Bill Text

SF 1168 would amend current law regarding informed consent requirements prior to an abortion to include the offer of viewing an ultrasound image.

If, at any time prior to the performance of an abortion, a pregnant person undergoes an ultrasound examination, or a physician determines that ultrasound imaging will be used during the course of a patient’s abortion, the physician or their agent would be required to orally inform the patient of the opportunity to view or decline to view an active ultrasound image of the fetus.

Related Legislation

Companion bill to HF 1108.

Identical to HF 3194/SF 2849, which failed to pass in 2018.

Latest Action

2/14/19 – Introduced; referred to Senate Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.