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HB 3144 - Ultrasound Requirement for Abortions - Key Vote

Oklahoma Key Votes

Jabar Shumate voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (88-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Ultrasound Requirement for Abortions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires abortion providers to administer an obstetric ultrasound prior to performing an abortion.

- Requires the abortion provider to perform an obstetric ultrasound, provide the ultrasound images to the pregnant women, and give a medical explanation of the images, including the dimensions of the embryo or fetus and the presence of external organs [sec. 2 (1-4)]. Requires abortion providers to certify in writing the specific conditions necessary to perform an abortion due to medical emergency. The certification will remain in the pregnant woman's medical file for a period of not less than seven years [sec. 2 (D)]. - Fines abortion providers who violate this Act $10,000 for the first violation, $50,000 for the second violation, and $100,000 for the third violation and every violation thereafter [sec. 3 (C)]. - Requires the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision or the State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to revoke or suspend the license of abortion providers who violate this Act [sec 3. (E)]. - Establishes the effective date of this act as a November 1, 2008 (Sec. 4). - This is a substitute bill offered by the House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Ultrasound Requirement for Abortions


  • Lisa J. Billy (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Lamb (OK - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Gus R. Blackwell (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marian Cooksey (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee R. Denney (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shane Jett (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally R. Kern (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark E. McCullough (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike D. 'Mike' Reynolds (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tahrohan Wayne 'TW' Shannon (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel S. 'Dan' Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Terrill (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Tibbs (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan Winchester (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Trebor Worthen (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
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