Bill Status of HB5840 94th General Assembly
Short Description: ADOLESCENT HEALTH CARE SAFETY
Rep. John A. Fritchey
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Adolescent Health Care Safety Act. Provides that a person may not intentionally perform an abortion on a minor or on an incompetent person unless 48 hours' notice has been given to a specified adult family member or a member of the clergy. Provides for exceptions to the notice requirement, and provides a procedure for obtaining a judicial waiver of the notice requirement. Requires a minor's consent to an abortion, except in the case of a medical emergency. Provides that the provision of information and counseling by a physician or counselor for a pregnant minor for decision making regarding pregnancy shall be in accordance with specified requirements. Requires the Department of Public Health to make certain reports. Provides that a physician who intentionally fails to comply with the Act shall be referred to the Medical Disciplinary Board for any appropriate action. Provides that the unauthorized signing of a waiver of notice or the unlawful disclosure of confidential information is a Class C misdemeanor. Repeals the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995 and re-repeals the Illinois Abortion Parental Consent Act of 1977 and the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1983.