Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 188
Regulation of Abortions


Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
Crime of infanticide, 565.300
188.010. Intent of general assembly.
188.015. Definitions.
188.020. Physician, required to perform.
188.021. RU-486, administration of, requirements.
188.023. Reports of rape or under age eighteen sexual abuse, required to report, how.
188.025. Hospital required, when.
188.027. Consent, voluntary and informed, required--procedure, contents--information to be presented in person--alleviation of pain, requirements--medical emergency, procedure--payment prohibited, when--written materials required, when--emergency rules authorized--waiting period restrained or enjoined, effect of.
188.028. Minors, abortion requirements and procedure.
188.030. Abortion of viable unborn child prohibited, exceptions--physician duties--violations, penalty--severability--right of intervention, when.
188.031. Next friend defined for purposes of the procedure for a minor to obtain an abortion.
188.035. Death of child aborted alive deemed murder in second degree, when.
188.036. Prohibited abortions, those done with intent to use fetal organs or tissue for transplant, experiments or for consideration, exceptions.
188.037. Experimentation with fetus, or child aborted alive, prohibited, exception.
188.039. Seventy-two hour waiting period for abortions required--medical emergency exception, definition--informed consent requirements--department to provide model consent forms--waiting period restrained or enjoined, effect of.
188.043. Medical malpractice insurance required to perform an abortion.
188.047. Tissue sample authorized--pathologist to file report, copies furnished.
188.052. Physician's report on abortion and post-abortion care, when--department of health and senior services to publish statistics.
188.055. Forms to be supplied to health facilities and physicians.
188.060. Records to be retained for seven years.
188.065. Revocation of license, when.
188.070. Breach of confidentiality prohibited.
188.075. Violation of sections 188.010 to 188.085 a class A misdemeanor--affirmative defense.
188.080. Abortion performed by other than a physician with surgical privileges at a hospital, a felony.
188.085. Sections 188.010 to 188.085 not to be deemed exclusive of other regulations or remedies.
188.100. Definitions.
188.105. Discrimination by employer prohibited because of failure of employee to participate in abortion--exceptions.
188.110. Discrimination by colleges, universities and hospitals prohibited--no requirement to pay fees, when.
188.115. Severability clause.
188.120. Cause of action for violation of discrimination laws, treble damages, attorney's fees.
188.130. No cause of action for wrongful life.
188.200. Definitions.
188.205. Use of public funds prohibited, when.
188.210. Public employees, activities prohibited, when.
188.215. Use of public facilities prohibited, when.
188.220. Taxpayer standing to bring suit, when, where.
188.230. Construction of law.
188.250. Causing, aiding, or assisting a minor to obtain an abortion prohibited, civil penalty--impermissible defenses--court injunction authorized, when.
188.325. Program established, services provided--matching moneys to be sought--moneys not to be used for abortions or abortion services.
188.335. Program established, purpose--matching moneys to be sought--moneys not to be used for abortions or abortion services.

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