Ultrasound prior to abortion; physician civil penalty exemption. (HB1060)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Ultrasound prior to abortion; physician civil penalty exemption. Provides that no physician shall be subject to a civil penalty for failure to perform or supervise the performance of the ultrasound imaging required prior to an abortion if, in his medical judgment, such ultrasound imaging is not medically necessary. Currently, any physician who violates any provision of the abortion informed consent statute is subject to a $2,500 civil penalty. This bill was incorporated into HB 980. Read the Bill »

Status

01/22/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102036D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB980-Herring)

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