Bill Status of HB4643 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: WOMANS RIGHT TO KNOW-ABORTION
Rep. Randall M. Hultgren - Carole Pankau - Ralph C. Capparelli - Terry R. Parke - William J. Grunloh, Bob Biggins, Paul D. Froehlich, Jim Sacia and Patricia R. Bellock
| 1/11/2005||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Woman's Right to Know Act and amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that an abortion shall not be performed or induced unless the woman has given her voluntary and informed consent, and states guidelines for determining whether a woman's consent is voluntary and informed. Requires the Department of Public Health to publish printed materials and an informational video concerning certain prenatal services. Requires a physician to inform a woman of the existence of a medical emergency that necessitates an immediate abortion to avert her death or serious injury. Effective 120 days after becoming law.