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 Bill Status of HB5686  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANATOMICAL GIFTS-FETAL TISSUE

House Sponsors
Rep. Peter Breen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
755 ILCS 50/1-10was 755 ILCS 50/2
755 ILCS 50/5-5was 755 ILCS 50/3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Anatomical Gift Act. Provides that the term "decedent" includes a deceased individual organism of the species homo sapiens from fertilization until live birth. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of the Act, if the decedent is a fetus upon whom an abortion, as that term is defined in the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975, has been performed, then no part of the decedent's body may be used for any purpose specified in the Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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