assembly Bill A5374

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Ensures that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion

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May 01, 2018 held for consideration in health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Feb 08, 2017 referred to health

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A5374 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 1-C §§2516 - 2516-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6566
2015-2016: A3717
2019-2020: A5089

A5374 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion.

A5374 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5374

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DiPIETRO, LALOR, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A.  HAWLEY, McLAUGHLIN -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to ensuring that
  women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to
  review the ultrasound before giving informed  consent  to  receive  an
  abortion

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York ultrasound informed consent act".
  §  2.  Article  25 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
title 1-C to read as follows:
                                TITLE I-C
                     ULTRASOUND INFORMED CONSENT ACT
SECTION 2516.   DEFINITIONS.
        2516-A. REQUIREMENT OF INFORMED CONSENT.
        2516-B. EXCEPTION FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
        2516-C. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY.
  § 2516. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1. "ABORTION" MEANS THE INTENTIONAL USE OR PRESCRIPTION OF ANY INSTRU-
MENT, MEDICINE, DRUG, OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE  OR  DEVICE  OR  METHOD  TO
TERMINATE  THE LIFE OF AN UNBORN CHILD, OR TO TERMINATE THE PREGNANCY OF
A WOMAN KNOWN TO BE PREGNANT WITH AN INTENTION OTHER THAN:
  (A) TO PRODUCE A LIVE BIRTH AND PRESERVE THE LIFE AND  HEALTH  OF  THE
CHILD AFTER LIVE BIRTH; OR
  (B)  TO  REMOVE AN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY, OR TO REMOVE A DEAD UNBORN CHILD
WHO DIED AS THE RESULT OF A SPONTANEOUS ABORTION, ACCIDENTAL TRAUMA,  OR
A CRIMINAL ASSAULT ON THE PREGNANT FEMALE OR HER UNBORN CHILD.
  2.  "ABORTION  PROVIDER" MEANS ANY PERSON LEGALLY QUALIFIED TO PERFORM
AN ABORTION UNDER APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.