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LB 675 - Establishes Procedures for Ultrasounds Performed Prior to Abortions - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes Procedures for Ultrasounds Performed Prior to Abortions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which establishes procedures for ultrasounds performed prior to an abortion.

Highlights:
  • Requires physicians, in cases where an ultrasound is used, to perform the ultrasound no less than 1 hour prior to the abortion (Sec. 2).
  • Requires physicians to display the ultrasound images simultaneously, direct the screen such that the patient may view them if she chooses, and provide detailed medical descriptions of the images if requested by the patient (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that, in the event that an ultrasound is performed, the patient must certify, in writing and prior to the abortion, that the above procedures were followed (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to publish a comprehensive list of healthcare providers that offer ultrasounds, including a specification of those which offer the service free of charge, arranged geographically and including contact information (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Procedures for Ultrasounds Performed Prior to Abortions

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Procedures for Ultrasounds Performed Prior to Abortions

Sponsors

  • Tom Carlson (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Christensen (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Colby Coash (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Abbie Cornett (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Annette M. Dubas (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Deb Fischer (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Flood (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael J. 'Mike' Friend (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony Fulton (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Gay (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Gloor (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • John N. Harms (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Charlie Janssen (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Langemeier (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Lautenbaugh (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Beau McCoy (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Heath Mello (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeremy J. Nordquist (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Pete Pirsch (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Price (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Ken Schilz (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Arnie E. Stuthman (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Utter (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
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