2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 63. Public Health and Safety
§63-1-731. Persons who may perform abortions - Violations.

63 OK Stat § 63-1-731 (2014) What's This?

A. No person shall perform or induce an abortion upon a pregnant woman unless that person is a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of Oklahoma. Any person violating this section shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not less than one (1) year nor more than three (3) years in the State Penitentiary.

B. No person shall perform or induce an abortion upon a pregnant woman subsequent to the end of the first trimester of her pregnancy, unless such abortion is performed or induced in a general hospital.

Added by Laws 1978, c. 207, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 523, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 379, eff. July 1, 1999.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 523 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.

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