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 Bill Status of SB1475  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski - Chris Lauzen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/23from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Woman's Right to Know Act and amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that an abortion shall not be performed or induced unless the woman has given her voluntary and informed consent, and states guidelines for determining whether a woman's consent is voluntary and informed. Requires the Department of Public Health to publish materials concerning certain prenatal services. Requires a physician to inform a woman of the existence of a medical emergency that necessitates an immediate abortion to avert her death or serious injury. Effective 90 days after becoming law.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/20/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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