Under existing law, prior to an abortion the physician who is to perform the abortion is required to perform an ultrasound on the unborn child. The mother has the right to view the ultrasound and must fill out a form acknowledging that she saw the ultrasound or was given the opportunity to view the ultrasound
This bill would require an explanation of the results of the ultrasound be given to the mother and the images of the ultrasound be displayed
Relating to abortions; to amend Section 26-23A-4, Code of Alabama 1975, to extend further the requirements regarding the performance of an ultrasound prior to an abortion.
|January 12, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB49 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|