92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0562
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Short description: 
PARENTL NOTICE OF ABORTN ACT                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of  2001  and  amends      
   the  Medical  Practice  Act  of  1987.  Provides that a person may not      
   knowingly perform an abortion on a minor or on an  incompetent  person      
   unless 48 hours notice has been given to an adult family member of the      
   minor  or  incompetent  person.  Provides for exceptions to the notice      
   requirement, and provides a procedure for obtaining a judicial  waiver      
   of the notice requirement.  Requires a minor's consent to an abortion,      
   except in the case of a medical emergency.  Requires the Department of      
   Public  Health  to  make  certain  reports.  Provides for disciplinary      
   action against a physician who willfully fails to provide the required      
   notice before performing an abortion on a minor or on  an  incompetent      
   person.  Provides  that the unauthorized signing of a waiver of notice      
   or the unlawful disclosure of confidential information is  a  Class  C      
   misdemeanor.   Repeals the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995 and      
   rerepeals the Illinois Abortion Parental Consent Act of 1977  and  the      
   Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1983.  Effective immediately.            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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