Minnesota Ultrasound Bill (SF 1168)
This law was last updated on Feb 14, 2019
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.
Companion bill to HF 1108.
2/14/19 – Introduced; referred to Senate Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.