FEIGENHOLTZ AND SLONE.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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