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      RS 14:87.11     


§87.11. Aggravated abortion by dismemberment

            A. Aggravated abortion by dismemberment is the commission of an abortion when the unborn child is intentionally dismembered, whether the act of dismemberment was in the course of or following the death of the unborn child.

            B. Repealed by Acts 2022, No. 545, §4.

            C. Any person who knowingly performs an abortion in violation of this Section shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than one nor more than ten years, fined not less than ten thousand nor more than one hundred thousand dollars, or both.

            D. None of the following shall be construed to create the crime of aggravated abortion by dismemberment:

            (1) Any action taken when a physician or other licensed medical professional is acting in the course of administering lawful medical care and an unborn child dies.

            (2) Any act taken or omission by a pregnant woman with regard to her own unborn child.

            Acts 2012, No. 646, §1; Acts 2022, No. 545, §§2, 4; Redesignated from R.S. 14:32.9.1 by Acts 2022, No. 545, §6A.

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