IL HB4210 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 3 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-16 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Defines "Down syndrome". Prohibits a physician from intentionally performing an abortion with knowledge that the pregnant woman is seeking the abortion solely on account of the fetus having a test result indicating Down syndrome, a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, or any other reason to believe that the fetus has Down syndrome. Effective immediately.

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Title

ABORTION-DOWN SYNDROME

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-01-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-01-11HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
2018-01-11HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
2018-01-03HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
2018-01-03HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn

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