Texas Penal Code

Sec. § 19.06
Applicability to Certain Conduct


This chapter does not apply to the death of an unborn child if the conduct charged is:

(1)

conduct committed by the mother of the unborn child;

(2)

a lawful medical procedure performed by a physician or other licensed health care provider with the requisite consent, if the death of the unborn child was the intended result of the procedure;

(3)

a lawful medical procedure performed by a physician or other licensed health care provider with the requisite consent as part of an assisted reproduction as defined by Section 160.102 (Definitions), Family Code; or

(4)

the dispensation of a drug in accordance with law or administration of a drug prescribed in accordance with law.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 822, Sec. 2.02, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
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