Informed consent; includes ultrasound to determine gestation age. (HB1042)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Informed consent includes ultrasound to determine gestation age.  Requires that, as a component of informed consent to an abortion, to determine gestation age, every pregnant female shall undergo ultrasound imaging and be given an opportunity to view the ultrasound image of her fetus prior to the abortion. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103713D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 3-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Passed by for the day
02/02/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House (65-Y 33-N)
02/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (65-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/08/2010Left in Education and Health

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.