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Ultrasound bill heads to governor's desk

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The controversial ultrasound bill is now one signature away from becoming law in Virginia.

The House of Delegates passed the amended bill Thursday afternoon. The bill had already received Senate approval and now heads to Gov. Bob McDonnell's desk for approval. The Governor has previously indicated he will sign the bill, though he hasn't made any definitive indication on the newly amended version.

The latest versions removes requirements for a transvaginal ultrasound and the necessity for rape and incest victims to receive an ultrasound.

To read the full text of the amended bill, click here.

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