SDCL 22-17-5.1 - Procurement of abortion prohibited-Exception to preserve life of pregnant female-Felony

Cite as:SDCL 22-17-5.1
Currency:Current with changes from the 2019 Legislative Session through 3/27/2019

Any person who administers to any pregnant female or who prescribes or procures for any pregnant female any medicine, drug, or substance or uses or employs any instrument or other means with intent thereby to procure an abortion, unless there is appropriate and reasonable medical judgment that performance of an abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant female, is guilty of a Class 6 felony.

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