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CSSB 920 - Ultrasound Required Prior to Abortion - Key Vote

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Legislation - Replaced by Substitute (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Ultrasound Required Prior to Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires physicians to perform an ultrasound before performing an abortion.

Highlights:
-Requires that a physician performing an abortion review the ultrasound with the patient, but does not require that the patient view the ultrasound image (Sec.1). -Stipulates that bill must pass each house with a two-thirds majority to take immediate effect, otherwise the bill takes effect September 1, 2007 (Sec.3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Ultrasound Required Prior to Abortion

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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