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Committee Bill No. 5635

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 4730

 

*04730HB05635PH_*

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

(PH)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING ULTRASOUND PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2009) No person shall perform an obstetrical ultrasound procedure unless such procedure is (1) ordered by a licensed health care provider, acting within the scope of such provider's authority, and (2) for a medical or diagnostic purpose.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2009

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit persons from performing an obstetrical ultrasound procedure unless such procedure is for a medical or diagnostic purpose.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

REP. WIDLITZ, 98th Dist.; REP. HEINRICH, 101st Dist.

REP. REED, 102nd Dist.

H.B. 5635