Bill Status of HB2462 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ABORTION LAW-FETAL HEART BEAT
Rep. Chris Miller - Brad Halbrook - Blaine Wilhour - Thomas Morrison - Darren Bailey, Thomas M. Bennett and Allen Skillicorn
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Defines "viability" to include when, in the medical judgment of the attending physician based on the particular facts of the case before the attending physician, the unborn child has a fetal heartbeat. Defines "fetal heartbeat" as the cardiac activity or the steady and repetitive rhythmic contraction of the fetal heart within the gestational sac. Effective immediately.