HB 2891

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 100th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Abortion Law-Dismemberment

Abstract

Amends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Defines "dismemberment abortion". Provides that no person shall perform, or attempt to perform, a dismemberment abortion on an unborn child unless: (1) the dismemberment abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant woman; or (2) a continuation of the pregnancy will cause a substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman. Provides that no woman upon whom an abortion is performed or attempted to be performed shall be criminally or civilly liable for performing or attempting to perform a dismemberment abortion. Provides that no nurse, technician, secretary, receptionist, or other employee or agent who is not a physician, but who acts at the direction of a physician, and no pharmacist or other individual who is not a physician, but who fills a prescription or provides instruments or materials used in an abortion at the direction of or to a physician shall be criminally or civilly liable for performing or attempting to perform a dismemberment abortion.

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Jan 08, 2019

House

Session Sine Die

Apr 19, 2018

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart

Mar 31, 2017

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 08, 2017

House

To Informed Consent Subcommitee

Feb 22, 2017

House

Assigned to Human Services Committee

Feb 09, 2017

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

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