Bill Status of HB1893 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: REPEAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Rep. Amy Elik, Charles Meier, Daniel Swanson, Dave Severin, Brad Halbrook, Chris Miller and Avery Bourne
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Repeals the Reproductive Health Act. Creates the Illinois Abortion Law of 2021 containing the provisions of the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975 before its repeal by Public Act 101-13, as well as provisions defining "viability" to include when, in the medical judgment of the attending physician based on the particular facts of the case before the attending physician, the unborn child has a fetal heartbeat, and defining "fetal heartbeat" as the cardiac activity or the steady and repetitive rhythmic contraction of the fetal heart within the gestational sac. Creates the Partial-birth Abortion Ban Act of 2021 and the Abortion Performance Refusal Act of 2021 containing the provisions of the Partial-birth Abortion Ban Act and the Abortion Performance Refusal Act before their repeal by Public Act 101-13. Amends various Acts by restoring the language that existed before the amendment of those Acts by Public Act 101-13. Effective immediately.