2018 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 745 - CIVIL IMMUNITIES
745 ILCS 30/ - Abortion Performance Refusal Act.

(745 ILCS 30/0.01) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5200)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Abortion Performance Refusal Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(745 ILCS 30/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5201)
Sec. 1.
(a) No physician, nurse or other person who refuses to recommend, perform or assist in the performance of an abortion, whether such abortion be a crime or not, shall be liable to any person for damages allegedly arising from such refusal.
(b) No hospital that refuses to permit the performance of an abortion upon its premises, whether such abortion be a crime or not, shall be liable to any person for damages allegedly arising from such refusal.
(c) Any person, association, partnership or corporation that discriminates against another person in any way, including, but not limited to, hiring, promotion, advancement, transfer, licensing, granting of hospital privileges, or staff appointments, because of that person's refusal to recommend, perform or assist in the performance of an abortion, whether such abortion be a crime or not, shall be answerable in civil damages equal to 3 times the amount of proved damages, but in no case less than $2,000.
(d) The license of any hospital, doctor, nurse or any other medical personnel shall not be revoked or suspended because of a refusal to permit, recommend, perform or assist in the performance of an abortion.
(Source: P.A. 78-228.)


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