91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0071
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Short description: 
ABORTION-PUBLIC FUNDING                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act.  Removes language      
   prohibiting health benefits coverage of abortions for State  employees      
   unless  the abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the woman or      
   a premature birth is induced for the health of the woman or the unborn      
   child. Amends  the  Illinois  Public  Aid  Code.   Provides  that  the      
   Department  of  Public  Aid  may  not pay for abortions for public aid      
   recipients unless, in  the  physician's  professional  judgement,  the      
   abortion  is  medically  necessary  or medically indicated taking into      
   account the physical and psychological factors as well as the age  and      
   family  situation  of the woman (now, only to preserve the life of the      
   woman or induce a premature birth for the health of the woman  or  the      
   unborn child).                                                              
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Central Management Services)                   
          HB 71 will have no fiscal impact.                                    
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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