Bill Status of HB4445 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ABORTION-INFORMED CONSENT <18
Rep. Joe Sosnowski
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Informed Consent of Minors for Abortion Act. Provides that no person shall perform or induce an abortion for a patient under the age of 18, unless, at least 72 hours prior thereto, the patient has conferred with a licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical professional counselor, or qualified examiner and discussed the indicators, contraindications, risk factors, and the use of medications. Provides that if the patient chooses to proceed with the abortion after a conference, the licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical professional counselor, or qualified examiner shall sign and shall cause the patient to sign a written statement that the patient has given the patient's informed consent freely and without coercion.