To ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and an 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 Minnesota's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on September 18, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 6, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3130 (112th).
Sep 18, 2014
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H.R. 5551 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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