92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0541
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   New Act                                                                     
   55 ILCS 5/3-4006          from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22                        
   225 ILCS 60/22                                                              
   225 ILCS 60/23            from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23                        
   720 ILCS 515/Act rep.                                                       
   720 ILCS 520/Act rep.                                                       
   750 ILCS 70/Act rep.                                                        

        Creates the Parental Notice of Abortion Act  of  2001.   Provides      
   that  no  person  may perform an abortion upon a minor 16 years old or      
   younger or upon  an  incompetent  unless  the  person  performing  the      
   abortion (or the person's agent or a referring physician) has given 48      
   hours  notice to an adult family member.  Provides for judicial waiver      
   of notice requirements.  Requires the Illinois  Department  of  Public      
   Health to comply with the reporting requirements of the consent decree      
   in  Herbst  v.  O'Malley.   Provides  civil and criminal penalties for      
   certain violations.  Provides immunity from liability for  physicians.      
   Provides  that a physician who willfully fails to provide the required      
   notice before performing an abortion on  a  minor  or  an  incompetent      
   person  shall  be  referred to the Illinois State Medical Disciplinary      
   Board.   Amends the Counties Code; in a Section  concerning  a  public      
   defender's  duties,  replaces  a  reference  to the Parental Notice of      
   Abortion Act of 1983 with  a  reference  to  the  Parental  Notice  of      
   Abortion  Act  of  2001.     Amends  the Medical Practice Act of 1987;      
   authorizes disciplinary action for a physician's  willful  failure  to      
   provide  notice  required under the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of      
   2001.  Authorizes a State's Attorney to report a  physician's  alleged      
   willful failure to provide the required notice.   Repeals the Illinois      
   Abortion Parental Consent Act of 1977, the Parental Notice of Abortion      
   Act  of  1983,    and  the  Parental  Notice  of Abortion Act of 1995.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
          Correctional Note (Department of Corrections)                        
          The prison population and fiscal impact is none.                     
   FEB-01-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-05-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-05-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-15-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   FEB-21-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   FEB-26-2001  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   FEB-26-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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