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Virginia Bill to Repeal Forced Ultrasound Requirement 2015 (HB 1524)

This law was last updated on Jan 19, 2015


This law is Pro–Choice

State

Virginia

Number

HB 1524

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 6, 2015

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Forced Ultrasound, Informed Consent

Full Bill Text

leg1.state.va.us

HB 1524 would have amended Virginia’s informed consent law (Va. Code § 18.2-76), to repeal the forced ultrasound requirement.

The bill would have also removed the requirement that a patient be provided a list of public and private agencies that provide ultrasound imaging for free.

STATUS

Left in Committee.

Companion bill to SB 733.

Similar to HB 1056, which failed to pass in 2014.


People

Primary Sponsor