RS 40:1061.12     

§1061.12. Born-Alive Infant Protection Act

            A. An infant at any stage of development who has survived an abortion procedure resulting in his or her live birth shall be given reasonable and immediate medical care as provided in R.S. 40:1061.13(C), whether the abortion was considered legal or illegal under the law at the time that the abortion was performed.

            B. The provisions of R.S. 40:1061.1 shall apply to this Section.

            Acts 2001, No. 1110, §1, eff. June 28, 2001; Redesignated from R.S. 40:1299.35.3 by HCR 84 of 2015 R.S.; Acts 2022, No. 545, §3.