|SB 0009||Makes Partial Birth Abortions Illegal Except in Certain Circumstances|
|LR Number:||S1968.01I||Fiscal Note:||1968-01|
|Last Action:||09/10/97 - S First Read||Journal page:||S29|
SB 9 - This act defines "partial birth abortion" as a method or technique of abortion in which the person performing the abortion partially vaginally delivers a living fetus before intentionally killing the infant and completing the delivery.
The act prohibits a physician from performing a partial
birth abortion unless necessary to preserve the life of the
mother. Any physician who performs a partial birth abortion when
it is not necessary to save the life of the mother shall be
guilty of a Class D felony.