Under existing law, the Legislature has established certain findings regarding abortions
Under existing law, except in the case of a medical emergency, before an abortion is performed, an ultrasound is required to be performed of the unborn child, and the woman seeking the abortion is offered an opportunity to view the ultrasound
This bill would make additional findings regarding abortions
This bill would require the ultrasound image to be displayed on a screen that is within the woman's line of vision
To amend Sections 26-23A-2 and 26-23A-4, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the Woman's Right to Know Act, to provide for additional legislative findings and to require the ultrasound image made prior to an abortion be displayed on a screen within the woman's line of vision.
|April 19, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health|
|Bill Text||HB739 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|