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Amdt 841564 - Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (22-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HB 1143 requiring women to have an ultrasound before having an abortion.

Highlights:
-Requires an ultrasound to be performed by the physician who is to perform the abortion or by a person having documented evidence that he or she has completed a course in the operation of ultrasound equipment (Sec. 9). -Requires the person performing the ultrasound to allow the woman to view the live ultrasound images and explain the images prior to the woman giving informed consent to having an abortion (Sec. 9). - Specifies that these provisions do not apply if the woman is a victim of rape, incest, domestic violence, or human trafficking or if she has been diagnosed as having a condition that would create a serious risk of substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function was she to delay terminating her pregnancy (Sec. 9). -Establishes that if the woman declines to view the ultrasound images, she shall complete a form acknowledging that she was given the opportunity to do so (Sec. 9). -Requires printed materials on abortion to be provided to the pregnant woman, if she chooses to view these materials, including a description of the various stages of development of the fetus (Sec. 9).
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

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