H.R.492: Ultrasound Informed Consent Act

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Bill Summary

Ultrasound Informed Consent Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to require abortion providers, before a woman gives informed consent to any part of an abortion, to perform an obstetric ultrasound on the pregnant woman, provide a simultaneous explanation of what the ultrasound is depicting, display the ultrasound images so the woman may view them, and provide a complete medical description of the images, including the dimensions of the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 23, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 22, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Jan. 22, 2015

Introduced in the House by Jeffrey Duncan (R-S.C.)

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