To ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2012
Length: 6 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on January 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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66 Cosponsors (65 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Jordan Introduces the Ultrasound Informed Consent Act”
— Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4] (Sponsor) on Jan 25, 2012
Jan 17, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5032 (110th).
Jan 22, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 649 (111th).
Jan 23, 2012
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H.R. 3805 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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