2019 Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 22: HEALTH AND WELFARE
Subtitle 2: HEALTH
Part 3: PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 263-B: ABORTIONS
22 §1594. Failure to preserve life of live born person

Universal Citation: 22 ME Rev Stat § 1594 (2019)

§1594. Failure to preserve life of live born person

Whenever an abortion procedure results in a live birth, failure to take all reasonable steps, in keeping with good medical practice, to preserve the life and health of the live born person shall subject the responsible party or parties to Maine law governing homicide, manslaughter and civil liability for wrongful death and medical malpractice.   [PL 1977, c. 696, §186 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY

PL 1977, c. 696, §186 (NEW).

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