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Iowa Forced Ultrasound Bill (HF 58)

This law was last updated on Jan 26, 2015


State

Iowa

Number

HF 58

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 21, 2015

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 14
Total Sponsors: 14

Topics

Forced Ultrasound

Full Bill Text

www.legis.iowa.gov

HF 58 would have required that prior to performing an abortion, a physician certify in the woman’s medical record that the woman has undergone an ultrasound imaging of the fetus; that the woman has been given the opportunity to view the ultrasound image of the fetus; and that the woman has been given the option of hearing a description of the ultrasound image and hearing the heartbeat of the fetus.

 STATUS

This bill was withdrawn on March 12. HF 573, which is virtually identical, was introduced on March 9.


People