2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-4.12 - Partial Birth Abortion
Section 23-4.12-3 - Life of the mother exception.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 23-4.12-3 (2017)

§ 23-4.12-3. Life of the mother exception. Section 23-4.12-2 shall not apply to a partial birth abortion that is necessary to save the life of a mother because her life is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself; provided, that no other medical procedure would suffice for that purpose.

History of Section. (P.L. 1997, ch. 76, § 2.)

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