TITLE 76. CRIMINAL CODE

CHAPTER 7. OFFENSES AGAINST THE FAMILY

PART 3. ABORTION

Utah Code § 76-7-310.5 (1996)

§ 76-7-310.5. Prohibition of specified abortion procedures

(1) As used in this section:

(2) (a) After viability has been determined in accordance with Subsection (b), no person may knowingly perform a partial birth abortion or dilation and extraction procedure, or a saline abortion procedure, unless all other available abortion procedures would pose a risk to the life or the health of the pregnant woman.

(3) Intentional, knowing, and willful violation of this section is a third degree felony.


History: C. 1953, 76-7-310.5, enacted by L. 1996, chpt. 267, § 1. Eff. 4/29/96 (See, Utah Const., Art. VI, Sec. 25.)