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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 147
Woman's Ultrasound Right to Know Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a short title; to provide for legislative findings and purpose; to amend Chapter 9A of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the "Woman´s Right to Know Act," so as to require physicians or other qualified agents to require that pregnant females undergo an ultrasound or sonogram prior to having an abortion; to change certain provisions relating to voluntary and informed consent to abortions; to require certain information be made available by the Department of Human Resources; to change certain provisions relating to reporting requirements; to provide for civil causes of action; to amend Article 5 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to abortion, to provide for criminal penalties for failure to comply with the "Woman´s Right to Know Act"; to provide for construction; to provide for intervention; to provide for severability; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/23/2007 - Act 207
May/23/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/30/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Conference Report Lost
Apr/19/2007 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 19th, 50th, 51st
Apr/19/2007 - House Conference Committee Appointed 25th, 117th, 27th
Apr/19/2007 - House Insisted
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Insisted
Apr/13/2007 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/11/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/11/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/10/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/20/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/19/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/19/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/01/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/26/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2007 - House Hopper
3/19/2007 Modified Structured Rule; 4/11/2007 Engrossed upon third reading in Senate; 4/17/2007 Senate insisted on Senate substitute; 4/19/2007 Senate Conferees: 19th, 50th, 51st; 4/20/2007 CCR #1 lost in Senate; 4/20/2007 CCR #2 adopted in Senate
Apr/20/2007 - House Vote #453Yea(110)Nay(47)NV(18)
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #457Yea(31)Nay(17)NV(6)
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #443Yea(26)Nay(18)NV(9)
Apr/11/2007 - Senate Vote #272Yea(36)Nay(17)NV(0)
Mar/19/2007 - House Vote #141Yea(116)Nay(54)NV(3)
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