Texas Health and Safety Code
Sec. § 171.102
Partial-birth Abortions Prohibited


A physician or other person may not knowingly perform a partial-birth abortion.


Subsection (a) does not apply to a physician who performs a partial-birth abortion that is necessary to save the life of a mother whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 441 (S.B. 8), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2017.
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