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34-23A PERFORMANCE OF ABORTIONS
CHAPTER 34-23A

PERFORMANCE OF ABORTIONS

34-23A-1      Definition of terms.
34-23A-1.1      Attempt to perform abortion defined.
34-23A-1.2      Legislative findings--Termination of life.
34-23A-1.3      Legislative findings--Relationship between pregnant woman and unborn child.
34-23A-1.4      Legislative findings--Risks to life and health of pregnant woman.
34-23A-1.5      Legislative findings--Special protection of rights of pregnant women.
34-23A-1.6      Legislative findings--Standard of practice requiring informed consent.
34-23A-1.7      Common law cause of action for medical malpractice informed consent claims based on reasonable patient standard reaffirmed--Application to abortion procedures--Construction.
34-23A-2      Abortion lawful only under specified conditions.
34-23A-2.1      Physician to inform in case of medical emergency.
34-23A-3      Abortion permitted during first twelve weeks--Medical judgment of attending physician.
34-23A-4      Abortion permitted during second twelve weeks--Place of performance.
34-23A-5      Abortion permitted after twenty-four weeks only for medical necessity.
34-23A-6      Blood supply and testing facilities to be available during abortion--Inoculations required.
34-23A-7      Forty-eight hour notice to parent or guardian for minor or incompetent female--Delivery of notice--Exceptions.
34-23A-7.1      Abortion without notification--Participation and representation of female--Confidentiality--Appeal of denial.
34-23A-8, 34-23A-9.      Repealed.
34-23A-10      Repealed.
34-23A-10.1      Voluntary and informed consent required--Medical emergency exception--Information provided.
34-23A-10.2      Statement of informed consent--Misdemeanor--Report of physician's conviction--Female not penalized.
34-23A-10.3      Publication of educational materials.
34-23A-10.4      Department of Health to develop and maintain multi-media website--Contents--Collection of related statistics.
34-23A-11      Counselor or social worker not liable for arranging abortion--Retaliation from employer prohibited.
34-23A-12      No liability for refusal to perform abortion.
34-23A-13      Medical facility not to discriminate for performance or refusal to perform abortion.
34-23A-14      Hospital not required to perform abortions--No liability for refusal of abortion as policy.
34-23A-15      Repealed.
34-23A-16      Birth certificate for live birth resulting from abortion--Death certificate on subsequent death.
34-23A-16.1      Right to life of babies born alive.
34-23A-17      Prohibition of fetal transplantation after effective abortion.
34-23A-18      Abortion as evidence in proceedings to terminate parental rights or to adjudicate dependency of child.
34-23A-19      Reports required of facility or physician performing abortions--Contents-- Name of mother omitted--Promulgation of rules.
34-23A-20      Severability of provisions.
34-23A-21      Construction of chapter.
34-23A-22      Cause of action for certain abortions--Amount of damages--Attorney's fees.
34-23A-23      Anonymity of female plaintiff--Specific written findings.
34-23A-24      Analyses of maternal mortality.
34-23A-25      Analyses of pregnancy outcomes.
34-23A-26      Publication of findings on maternal mortality and pregnancy outcomes.
34-23A-27      Partial-birth abortion prohibited--Violation a felony.
34-23A-28      Application of partial-birth abortion prohibition.
34-23A-29      Civil action for death of fetus or infant in partial-birth abortion.
34-23A-30      Money damages in partial-birth abortion.
34-23A-31      Prosecution of woman upon whom partial-birth abortion performed.
34-23A-32      Partial-birth abortion defined.
34-23A-33      Fetus and infant defined.
34-23A-34      Physician's reporting form--Contents.
34-23A-35      Submission of physician's information report.
34-23A-36      Annual public report--Information included.
34-23A-37      Information collection form.
34-23A-38      Submission of information collection form.
34-23A-39      Reporting form for use of notice described in § 34-23A-7.
34-23A-40      Submission of reporting form.
34-23A-41      Penalty for failure to submit reporting form.
34-23A-42      Failure to submit reporting form a misdemeanor.
34-23A-43      Department to ensure compliance--Inspection.
34-23A-44      Department to ensure anonymity--Confidentiality of communication.
34-23A-45      "Induced abortion" defined.
34-23A-46      Licensing of abortion facilities.
34-23A-47      Exceptions to abortion facility license requirement.
34-23A-48      Application for abortion facility license--Contents--Fee--Inspection and investigation--Renewal.
34-23A-49      Compliance inspections.
34-23A-50      Fees to be deposited in abortion facility licensing fund.
34-23A-51      Promulgation of rules--Minimum standards for abortion facilities.
34-23A-52      Opportunity to view sonogram required.
34-23A-53      Definition of terms.
34-23A-54      Legislative findings.
34-23A-55      Duties of physician in addition to common law.
34-23A-56      Scheduling of abortion--Prior requirements.
34-23A-57      Patient's written signed statement.
34-23A-58      Registry of pregnancy help centers.
34-23A-58.1      Certification of conditions by pregnancy help centers.
34-23A-58.2      Pregnancy help centers placed on registry before January 1, 2012.
34-23A-58.3      Pregnancy help centers placed on registry after January 1, 2012.
34-23A-58.4      Registry may not include entities licensed to place children for adoption or perform abortions--List of licensed persons who provide counseling--Removal from registry for failure to comply.
34-23A-59      Pregnancy help center consultations.
34-23A-59.1      Licensed professionals required at pregnancy help centers.
34-23A-59.2      Release of confidential information as misdemeanor.


34-23A-60      Civil action for failure to comply with §§ 34-23A-56 and 34-23A-57.
34-23A-61      Civil action for failure to comply with chapter.
34-23A-62      Repeal not implied.
34-23A-63      Definitions regarding sex-selective abortions.
34-23A-64      Sex-selective abortions prohibited--Felony.
34-23A-65      Repeal not implied.
34-23A-66      Severability.


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