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 Bill Status of HB4421  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ABORTION LAW-UNDER 20 WEEKS

House Sponsors
Rep. Terri Bryant, Randy E. Frese and Katherine Cloonen

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 510/1.1 new
720 ILCS 510/1.2 new
720 ILCS 510/2from Ch. 38, par. 81-22
720 ILCS 510/5from Ch. 38, par. 81-25
720 ILCS 510/10from Ch. 38, par. 81-30
720 ILCS 510/11.2 new
720 ILCS 510/11.3 new
720 ILCS 510/11.4 new
720 ILCS 510/11.5 new
720 ILCS 510/14from Ch. 38, par. 81-34


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Provides that except in the case of a medical emergency, no physician or person shall knowingly perform, induce, or attempt to perform an abortion upon a pregnant woman when the probable gestational age of her unborn child has been determined to be at least 20 weeks. Provides that a woman upon whom an abortion in violation of the Act is performed or induced may not be prosecuted under the Act for a conspiracy to violate the 20 week requirement. Provides that the woman, the father of the unborn child if married to the mother at the time she receives an abortion in violation of the Act, or, if the mother has not attained the age of 18 years at the time of the abortion, or both, the maternal grandparents of the unborn child, may in a civil action obtain appropriate relief, unless the pregnancy resulted from the plaintiff's criminal conduct or, if brought by the maternal grandparents, the maternal grandparents consented to the abortion. Provides that a medical facility licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act or the Hospital Licensing Act in which an abortion is performed or induced in violation of the Act shall be subject to immediate revocation of its license by the Department of Public Health. Provides that a medical facility licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act or the Hospital Licensing Act in which an abortion is performed or induced in violation of the Act shall lose all State funding for 2 years and shall reimburse the State for moneys or grants received from the State by the medical facility for the fiscal year in which the abortion in violation of the Act was performed.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terri Bryant
  1/15/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/15/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  5/11/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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