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 South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 19, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 22, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 492 (114th).
Jan 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 17, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 634.
H.R. 4844 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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