Code of Alabama - Title 26: Infants and Incompetents - 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: May 3, 2021