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H 4629 General Bill, By Hicks, Delleney, Brannon, Lucas, Taylor, Johnson, H.A. Crawford, Collins, Erickson, Kennedy, Toole, Chumley, Burns, Putnam, G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Allison, Hardee, Crosby, McCoy, Jordan, Daning, Huggins, Clemmons, Duckworth, Quinn, Newton, Gagnon, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Pitts, Stringer, Tallon and Thayer
Summary: Woman's Ultrasound Right to Know Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "WOMAN'S ULTRASOUND RIGHT TO KNOW ACT", TO PROVIDE FINDINGS, PURPOSES, AND DEFINITIONAL TERMS, TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO INFORM PREGNANT WOMEN OF THE PROBABLE GESTATIONAL AGE OF AN EMBRYO OR FETUS BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION, TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS OR OTHER QUALIFIED PERSONS TO PERFORM AN ULTRASOUND ON A PREGNANT WOMAN BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION, TO REQUIRE THE VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT OF A PREGNANT WOMAN BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PUBLISH CERTAIN WRITTEN MATERIALS, TO CREATE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE, AND PRIVATE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ARTICLE; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 RELATING TO A WOMAN'S RIGHT TO VIEW AN ULTRASOUND IMAGE OF HER FETUS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 116)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 116)



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