2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 37.5 - Colorado Parental Notification Act
§ 12-37.5-105. No notice required - when

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-37.5-105 (2016) What's This?

(1) No notice shall be required pursuant to this article if:

(a) The person or persons who may receive notice pursuant to section 12-37.5-104 (1) certify in writing that they have been notified; or

(a.5) The person whom the minor elects to notify pursuant to section 12-37.5-104 (2) certifies in writing that he or she has been notified; or

(b) The pregnant minor declares that she is a victim of child abuse or neglect by the acts or omissions of the person who would be entitled to notice, as such acts or omissions are defined in "The Child Protection Act of 1987", as set forth in title 19, article 3, of the Colorado Revised Statutes, and any amendments thereto, and the attending physician has reported such child abuse or neglect as required by the said act. When reporting such child abuse or neglect, the physician shall not reveal that he or she learned of the abuse or neglect as the result of the minor seeking an abortion.

(c) The attending physician certifies in the pregnant minor's medical record that a medical emergency exists and there is insufficient time to provide notice pursuant to section 12-37.5-104; or

(d) A valid court order is issued pursuant to section 12-37.5-107.

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