MULLIGAN, LANG AND SCHOENBERG.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE-PREGNCY TERM
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Freedom of Choice Act and amends the Illinois
Abortion Law of 1975. Establishes a State policy recognizing a
woman's reproductive rights. Prohibits State agencies and units of
local government (including home rule units) from restricting a
woman's right to terminate a pregnancy before fetal viability or at
any time if medically necessary. Repeals a Section declaring that the
General Assembly would prohibit all abortions unless necessary for the
preservation of a woman's life if Roe v. Wade is overruled or
significantly modified. Effective immediately.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 319 does preempt home rule authority.
There may be a change in judicial workloads; impact on the
need for the number of judges cannot be determined.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Public Health)
There will be no fiscal impact on this Dept.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Public Aid)
HB 319 will have a minimal fiscal impact.
Last action on Bill: THIRD READING/STANDARD DEBATE/LOST 053-058-001
Last action date: 97-04-11
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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