Nebraska Abortion Laws
|Code Section||71-6901, et seq.; 28-325 to 347|
|Statutory Definition of Illegal Abortion||Act, procedure, device, or prescription administered to a woman to produce premature expulsion, removal, or termination of the human life within the womb of the pregnant woman unless the child's viability is threatened by continuation of the pregnancy|
|Statutory Definition of Legal Abortion||Before viability or if woman is victim of abuse or neglect or if the M.D. has certification in writing that the continued pregnancy is a threat to woman's life, health|
|Penalty for Unlawful Abortion||Class III misdemeanor: M.D. who performs abortion in violation of any standards|
|Consent Requirements||Unemancipated woman under 18 yrs. old or incompetent requires at least 48 hr. written notice to a parent or guardian by delivery or certified mail; court may waive requirements if find woman is mature; parent may authorize abortion in writing; voluntary and informed consent of woman 24 hours before abortion, except in emergency|
|Residency Requirements for Patients||-|
|Physician Licensing Requirements||Licensed M.D.|
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