91st General Assembly
Status of HB1701
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   New Act                                                                     
   225 ILCS 60/22            from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22                        
   225 ILCS 60/23            from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23                        
   720 ILCS 515/Act rep.                                                       
   720 ILCS 520/Act rep.                                                       
   750 ILCS 70/Act rep.                                                        

        Creates the Parental Notice of Abortion Act  of  1999.   Provides      
   that  no  person  may  perform an abortion upon a minor or incompetent      
   unless the person performing the abortion (or the person's agent or  a      
   referring  physician)  has  given  48  hours notice to an adult family      
   member.   Provides  for  judicial  waiver  of   notice   requirements.      
   Requires  the  Illinois Department of Public Health to comply with the      
   reporting requirements of the consent decree in  Herbst  v.  O'Malley.      
   Provides   civil   and  criminal  penalties  for  certain  violations.      
   Provides immunity from liability for physicians.  Repeals the Illinois      
   Abortion Parental  Consent  Act  of  1977,  the  Parental  Notice  of       
   Abortion  Act  of  1983,    and the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of      
   1995.  Provides that a physician who willfully fails  to  provide  the      
   required  notice  before  performing  an  abortion  on  a  minor or an      
   incompetent person shall be referred to  the  Illinois  State  Medical      
   Disciplinary   Board.   Amends  the  Medical  Practice  Act  of  1987.      
   Authorizes disciplinary action for a physician's  willful  failure  to      
   provide  notice  required under the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of      
   1999.  Authorizes a State's Attorney to report a  physician's  alleged      
   willful   failure   to   provide   the   required  notice.   Effective      
   99-02-18  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   99-02-18  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-18  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   99-03-05  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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