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Minnesota Ultrasound Bill (SF 2849)

This law was last updated on Jan 2, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Minnesota

Number

SF 2849

Status

Vetoed

Proposed

Mar 1, 2018

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 39
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 40

Topics

Forced Ultrasound, Informed Consent

Full Bill Text

www.revisor.mn.gov

HF 3194 would amend current law regarding informed consent requirements prior to an abortion to include the offer of viewing an ultrasound image.

If, at any time prior to the performance of an abortion, a pregnant person undergoes an ultrasound examination, or a physician determines that ultrasound imaging will be used during the course of a patient’s abortion, the physician or the physician’s agent would be required to orally inform the patient of the opportunity to view or decline to view an active ultrasound image of the fetus.


Related Legislation

Companion bill to HF 3194.


STATUS

Passed the senate on May 2, 2018, by a 37-30 vote.

Passed the house on May 10, 2018, by a 79-48 vote.

Vetoed by Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on May 16, 2018.


People