Florida Senate - 2015 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 724 Ì231828:Î231828 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: UNFAV . 03/31/2015 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Health Policy (Sobel) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 22 - 34 4 and insert: 5 (a) Except in the case of a medical emergency, consent to a 6 termination of pregnancy is voluntary and informed only if: 7 1. The physician who is to perform the procedure, or the 8 referring physician, has, at a minimum, orally or 9 electronically,
in person,informed the woman of: 10 a. The nature and risks of undergoing or not undergoing the 11 proposed procedure that a reasonable patient would consider 12 material to making a knowing and willful decision of whether to 13 terminate a pregnancy, at least 24 hours before the procedure. 14 b. The probable gestational age of the fetus, verified by 15 an ultrasound, at the time the termination of pregnancy is to be 16 performed.