Abortion; requirement of ultrasound testing as part of informed consent. (HB2808)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Requirement of ultrasound testing as part of informed consent for abortion. Requires that, as a component of informed consent to an abortion, every pregnant female shall be given the opportunity to view an ultrasound image of her unborn child prior to the abortion. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074736256
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077037256-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077037256-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2808H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (60-Y 38-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)