2015 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 1 - OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
TITLE 11.7 - CALIFORNIA FREEDOM OF ACCESS TO CLINIC AND CHURCH ENTRANCES ACT
423.1. The following definitions apply for the purposes of this title:
(a) Crime of violence means an offense that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another.
(b) Interfere with means to restrict a person s freedom of movement.
(c) Intimidate means to place a person in reasonable apprehension of bodily harm to herself or himself or to another.
(d) Nonviolent means conduct that would not constitute a crime of violence.
(e) Physical obstruction means rendering ingress to or egress from a reproductive health services facility or to or from a place of religious worship impassable to another person, or rendering passage to or from a reproductive health services facility or a place of religious worship unreasonably difficult or hazardous to another person.
(f) Reproductive health services means reproductive health services provided in a hospital, clinic, physician s office, or other facility and includes medical, surgical, counseling, or referral services relating to the human reproductive system, including services relating to pregnancy or the termination of a pregnancy.
(g) Reproductive health services client, provider, or assistant means a person or entity that is or was involved in obtaining, seeking to obtain, providing, seeking to provide, or assisting or seeking to assist another person, at that other person s request, to obtain or provide any services in a reproductive health services facility, or a person or entity that is or was involved in owning or operating or seeking to own or operate, a reproductive health services facility.
(h) Reproductive health services facility includes a hospital, clinic, physician s office, or other facility that provides or seeks to provide reproductive health services and includes the building or structure in which the facility is located.
(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 899, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)
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