House Amendment 3 to Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
Unknown Status 6/6/17
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
This amendment requires specific informed consent prior to an abortion. Although Title 16, § 4408-1.0 through 10.0 requires informed consent prior to invasive medical procedures, the requirement is generally stated. This bill requires information about the probable effects of the abortion procedure, including the effect on child-bearing ability, information relating to the fetal development, alternatives to the abortion procedure, and alternatives to abortion, and any risks associated with the procedure. This amendment also requires written informed consent.