H.B. No. 0151

Ultrasound requirement for abortions.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Brechtel, Anderson, R., Davison, Edmonds, Harshman, Jaggi, Semlek and Teeters and Senator(s) Dockstader and Geis


AN ACT relating to public health and safety; requiring physicians to perform ultrasound examinations prior to obtaining a pregnant woman's consent to an abortion; providing exceptions; providing penalties; providing for a civil remedy and injunctive relief; providing for physician license suspension or revocation; providing definitions; and providing for an effective date.


1/13/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/14/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/21/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H10; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

2/25/2009   Motion to Do Pass Failed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Davison, Hallinan, Harvey and Millin

Nays:  Representative(s) Bonner, Esquibel, K., Goggles, Landon and Shepperson

Ayes 4    Nays 5    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


3/3/2009    H Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 4-3(c)