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Chapter 188

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  188.047.  Tissue sample authorized — pathologist to file report, copies furnished. — A representative sample of tissue removed at the time of abortion shall be submitted to a* board eligible or certified pathologist, who shall file a copy of the tissue report with the state department of health and senior services, and who shall provide a copy of the report to the abortion facility or hospital in which the abortion was performed or induced and the pathologist's report shall be made a part of the patient's permanent record.


(L. 1979 H.B. 523, et al.)

Effective 6-29-79

*Word "a" does not appear in original rolls.

(1983) Statute requiring pathology reports following all abortions is constitutional because it is reasonably related to important health-related state concerns. Planned Parenthood of Kansas City, Mo. v. Ashcroft, 103 S.Ct. 2517.

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