Texas Health and Safety Code
Sec. § 171.0121
Medical Record


(a)

Before the abortion begins, a copy of the signed, written certification received by the physician under Section 171.012 (Voluntary and Informed Consent)(a)(6) must be placed in the pregnant woman’s medical records.

(b)

A copy of the signed, written certification required under Sections 171.012 (Voluntary and Informed Consent)(a)(5) and (6) shall be retained by the facility where the abortion is performed until:

(1)

the seventh anniversary of the date it is signed; or

(2)

if the pregnant woman is a minor, the later of:

(A)

the seventh anniversary of the date it is signed; or

(B)

the woman’s 21st birthday.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 73 (H.B. 15), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2011.
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