ZICKUS-HARTKE-PARKE-PHELPS-ROSKAM, BIGGINS, BOST,
JOHNSON,TOM AND NOLAND.
WOMANS RT TO KNOW ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Woman's Right to Know Act. Requires informed consent
of a woman before an abortion may be performed on her. Requires that
at least 24 hours before an impending abortion, the physician or a
qualified person must give the woman specific oral and printed
information concerning abortion. Requires the Department of Public
Health to develop and make available printed and video materials.
Requires a facility other than a hospital that offers abortion
services to have a physician with full admitting privileges at a
nearby hospital for follow-up care for the facility's patients who
receive abortion services. Provides for emergencies. Violation of the
Act is a Class A misdemeanor and is grounds under the Medical Practice
Act of 1987 for disciplinary action against a physician. Provides for
civil penalties. Effective 90 days after becoming law.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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