Michigan Abortion Laws
|Code Section||MCL 750.14; MCL 722.901 et seq.; MCL 333.17016|
|Statutory Definition of Illegal Abortion||Drug, substance, instrument, or device employed with intent to terminate pregnancy for a purpose other than to increase probability of a live birth, to preserve the health of the child, or to remove a dead fetus. Partial Birth Abortion: Unlawful except to save the life of a mother endangered by physical illness, physical injury, or physical disorder when no other medical procedure will suffice|
|Statutory Definition of Legal Abortion||After viability, when necessary to preserve life of mother|
|Penalty for Unlawful Abortion||Felony: fine to $2,000 and/or imprisonment to 4 years; if mother dies, manslaughter, fine to $7,500 and/or imprisonment to 15 years; violation of parental consent requirement is a misdemeanor|
|Consent Requirements||No abortion may be performed on minor without her consent and that of one parent or guardian except in medical emergency; court may waive parental consent if minor is mature and well-informed so as to be able to make the decision, or waiver is in minor's best interest|
|Residency Requirements for Patients||Requirements apply even if minor is not resident|
|Physician Licensing Requirements||-|
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