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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5099

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 309

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ROWE, 123rd Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ULTRASOUND PROCEDURE PRIOR TO THE TERMINATION OF A PREGNANCY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 368y of the general statutes be amended to require a health care provider who performs an abortion to administer an ultrasound procedure for the health benefit of the patient prior to engaging in any procedure that will terminate the pregnancy.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure the health and well being of an individual who decides to terminate a pregnancy.