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34-23A-51 Promulgation of rules--Minimum standards for abortion facilities.
     34-23A-51.   Promulgation of rules--Minimum standards for abortion facilities. The department shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 for the issuance, renewal, denial, suspension, and revocation of a license to operate an abortion facility. The department shall adopt, by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, minimum standards to protect the health and safety of a patient of an abortion facility. The rules shall establish minimum standards regarding:
             (1)      Facility safety and sanitation;
             (2)      Qualifications and supervision of professional and nonprofessional personnel;
             (3)      Emergency equipment and procedures to provide emergency care;
             (4)      Medical records and reports;
             (5)      Procedure and recovery rooms;
             (6)      Infection control;
             (7)      Medication control;
             (8)      Quality assurance;
             (9)      Facility and laboratory equipment requirements, sanitation, testing, and maintenance;
             (10)      Information on and access to patient follow-up care; and
             (11)      Patient screening, assessment, and monitoring.

Source: SL 2006, ch 182, § 7.


Chapter 34-23A

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