102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/21/2022, by Rep. Paul Jacobs - Patrick Windhorst
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 4111/Act rep.
Creates the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 2022, with provisions
similar to those of the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995. Repeals
the Youth Health and Safety Act. Effective upon becoming law or on the date
Public Act 102-685 takes effect, whichever is later.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning parental notice of abortion.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 2022.
Legislative findings and purpose.
that notification of a family member as defined
in this Act is in the best
interest of an unemancipated minor,
and the General Assembly's purpose in
enacting this parental
notice law is to further and protect the best interests
The medical, emotional, and psychological consequences of
sometimes serious and long-lasting, and immature
minors often lack the ability
to make fully informed choices
that consider both the immediate and long-range
Parental consultation is usually in the best interest of
the minor and is
desirable since the capacity to become
pregnant and the capacity for mature
judgment concerning the
wisdom of an abortion are not necessarily related.
As used in this Act:
"Abortion" means the use of any instrument, medicine,
drug, or any other
substance or device to terminate the