92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0430
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PUBLIC HEALTH-TECH                                                         

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Sexual  Assault  Survivors  Emergency  Treatment  Act.      
   Makes  a  technical  change  in  a  Section concerning the Act's short      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          410 ILCS 70/1                                                        
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          410 ILCS 70/5                   from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 87-5          
          410 ILCS 70/10 new                                                   
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the   Sexual   Assault   Survivors      
   Emergency  Treatment  Act.   In the list of minimum required emergency      
   hospital services, adds (i) information  concerning  accepted  medical      
   procedures   for   postcoital  emergency  contraception  and  approved      
   medications and (ii) if requested,  medication  approved  for  use  as      
   postcoital  emergency  contraception.   Provides  that no physician or      
   health care provider shall be required to provide such  medication  if      
   it  is  contrary  to his or her conscience and the physician or health      
   care provider takes other steps, including making arrangements for  an      
   appropriate  referral  with  a physician, health care professional, or      
   pharmacy that guarantees access to emergency contraceptive  medication      
   within 2 hours after treatment.  Effective immediately.                     
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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