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      RS 40:1061.5     


§1061.5. Employees of state and political subdivisions; counseling abortion prohibited

            No person employed by the state of Louisiana, by contract or otherwise, or any subdivision or agency thereof, and no person employed in any public or private social service agency, by contract or otherwise, including workers therein, which is a recipient of any form of governmental assistance, shall require or recommend that any woman have an abortion. Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, this Section shall not apply to a doctor of medicine, currently licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to R.S. 37:1261 et seq., who is acting to save or preserve the life of the pregnant woman.

            Added by Acts 1973, No. 72, §1. Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978; Redesignated from R.S. 40:1299.34 by HCR 84 of 2015 R.S.

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