2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-4.12 - Partial Birth Abortion
Section 23-4.12-6 - Severability.
§ 23-4.12-6. Severability.
(a) If any one or more provisions, clauses, phrases, or words of § 23-4.12-3 or the application of that section to any person or circumstance is found to be unconstitutional, it is declared to be inseverable.
(b) If any one or more provisions, sections, subsections, sentences, clauses, phrases or words of the remaining sections or the application of them to any person or circumstance is found to be unconstitutional, they are declared to be severable and the balance of the chapter shall remain effective notwithstanding the unconstitutionality. The legislature declares that it would have passed this chapter, and each provision, section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, or words, with the exception of § 23-4.12-3, irrespective of the fact that any one or more provisions, sections, subsections, sentences, clauses, phrases, or words be declared unconstitutional.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 76, § 2.)