Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Induced Birth Infant Liability Act. Contains only a
short title provision.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.545 new
Provides that it is the intent of the General Assembly to protect
the life of a child born alive as the result of an induced labor
abortion. Provides that a parent of the child or the public guardian
of the county in which a child was born alive after an induced labor
abortion or any other abortion has a cause of action against any
hospital, health care facility or health care provider that fails to
provide medical care for the child after birth. Amends the State
Finance Act. Creates the Neonatal Care and Perinatal Hospice Fund.
Provides that, if a child does not survive, any remaining proceeds
of an action shall be deposited into the Fund. Provides that the
moneys in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, for
neonatal care or perinatal hospice.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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