Bill Status of HB4643  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
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

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/23from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Randall M. Hultgren
  2/4/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carole Pankau
  2/4/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ralph C. Capparelli
  2/4/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terry R. Parke
  2/4/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. William J. Grunloh
  2/4/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/4/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/10/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/24/2004HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/2/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/4/2004HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Human Services Committee; 001-008-000
  3/4/2004HouseRemains in Human Services Committee
  3/4/2004HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die