DE SB240 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on June 9 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-06-09 - Introduced and Assigned to Sunset Committee in Senate
Pending: Senate Sunset Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act requires a physician to offer a patient ultrasound imaging and auscultation of fetal heart tone services before terminating a pregnancy and provides civil and criminal penalties for the failure of a physician to comply with this requirement. The patient is free to choose not to view the ultrasound or listen to the heartbeat.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 24 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Offer Of An Ultrasound Before Terminating A Pregnancy.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-06-09 Introduced and Assigned to Sunset Committee in Senate

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