Code of Alabama Title 26, Chapter 23 - Alabama Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997

  • Section 26-23-1 - Short Title.
    This chapter may be cited as the Alabama Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997. (Acts 1997, No. 97-485, p. 843, §1.)
  • Section 26-23-2 - Definitions.
    As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (1) FATHER. The biological father of the human fetus. (2) MOTHER. The...
  • Section 26-23-3 - Felony Conviction.
    Any physician who knowingly performs a partial-birth abortion within this state and thereby kills a human fetus shall be guilty of a Class C felony...
  • Section 26-23-4 - Life of Mother Exception.
    Section 26-23-3 shall not apply to a partial-birth abortion that is necessary to save the life of a mother. (Acts 1997, No. 97-485, p. 843,
  • Section 26-23-5 - Civil Action.
    The father, if married to the mother at the time she receives a partial-birth abortion procedure, and if the mother has not attained the age...
  • Section 26-23-6 - Conspiracy.
    A woman upon whom a partial-birth abortion is performed may not be prosecuted under this chapter for a conspiracy to violate this chapter or for...

Last modified: November 15, 2016