2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 41 - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents.
41-41-91 - Use of public funds for abortions prohibited; exceptions.
§ 41-41-91. Use of public funds for abortions prohibited; exceptions.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no public funds that are made available to any institution, board, commission, department, agency, official, or employee of the State of Mississippi, or of any local political subdivision of the state, whether those funds are made available by the government of the United States, the State of Mississippi, or a local governmental subdivision, or from any other public source, shall be used in any way for, to assist in, or to provide facilities for abortion, except:
(a) When the abortion is medically necessary to prevent the death of the mother; or
(b) When the abortion is being sought to terminate a pregnancy resulting from an alleged act of rape or incest; or
(c) When there is a fetal malformation that is incompatible with the baby being born alive.
Sources: Laws, 2002, ch. 604, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
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