2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.780 Prohibition of abortion after viability -- Exceptions.

KY Rev Stat § 311.780 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.780 Prohibition of abortion after viability -- Exceptions. No abortion shall be performed or prescribed knowingly after the unborn child may reasonably be expected to have reached viability, except when necessary to preserve the life or health of the woman. In those instances where an abortion is performed under this section, the person performing the abortion shall take all reasonable steps in keeping with reasonable medical practices to preserve the life and health of the child, including but not limited to KRS 311.760(2). History: Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 255, sec. 8.

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