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 Bill Status of HB3049  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ULTRASOUND OPPORTUNITY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Adam Niemerg, Andrew S. Chesney, Tony McCombie, Daniel Swanson, Joe Sosnowski, Ryan Spain and Dave Severin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Ultrasound Opportunity Act. Sets forth legislative findings and definitions. Provides that at any facility where abortions are performed, the physician who is to perform the abortion, the referring physician, or another qualified person working in conjunction with either physician shall offer any woman seeking an abortion after 8 weeks of gestation an opportunity to receive and view an active ultrasound of her unborn child by someone qualified to perform ultrasounds at the facility, or at a facility listed in a listing of local ultrasound providers provided by the facility, prior to the woman having any part of an abortion performed or induced and prior to the administration of any anesthesia or medication in preparation for the abortion. Provides that, following the performance of an ultrasound on a woman, 72 hours must pass before the administration of any anesthesia or medication in preparation for an abortion for the woman. Provides that the requirements of the Act shall not apply when, in the medical judgment of the physician performing or inducing the abortion, there exists a medical emergency. Contains a severability provision.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Adam Niemerg
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  2/25/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/25/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin

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