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 Chapter 188 Regulation of Abortions 
188.010   Intent of general assembly. (8/28/2019)
188.015   Definitions. (8/28/2024)
188.015   Definitions. (8/28/2019)
188.017   Right to Life of the Unborn Child Act — limitation on abortions, when — affirmative defense — contingent effective date. (6/24/2022)
188.018   Severability clause. (8/28/2019)
188.020   Physician, required to perform. (6/29/1979)
188.021   RU-486, administration of, requirements — limitation on prescribing certain abortion-inducing drugs and chemicals, when, complication plan required — rulemaking authority. (10/24/2017)
188.023   Reports of rape or under age eighteen sexual abuse, required to report, how. (8/28/2013)
188.025   Hospital required, when. (8/28/1986)
188.026   Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act — findings of general assembly — interests of the state of Missouri. (8/28/2019)
188.027   Consent, voluntary and informed, required — procedure, contents — information to be presented in person — information on risks — medical emergency, procedure — payment prohibited, when — written materials required, when — emergency rules authorized — waiting period restrained or enjoined, effect of. (8/28/2019)
188.028   Minors, abortion requirements and procedure. (5/24/2019)
188.030   Abortion of viable unborn child prohibited, exceptions — physician duties — violations, penalty — severability — right of intervention, when. (10/24/2017)
188.031   Next friend defined for purposes of the procedure for a minor to obtain an abortion. (9/15/2005)
188.033   Out-of-state abortion facilities, in-state facilities giving information about, requirements. (8/28/2019)
188.035   Death of child aborted alive deemed murder in second degree, when. (6/29/1979)
188.036   Prohibited abortions, those done with intent to use fetal organs or tissue for transplant, experiments or for consideration, exceptions. (8/28/1988)
188.037   Experimentation with fetus, or child aborted alive, prohibited, exception. (6/29/1979)
188.038   Pregnant women, bias or discrimination against — findings of general assembly — limitations on performing an abortion, when. (8/28/2019)
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. (10/24/2017)
188.043   Medical malpractice insurance required to perform an abortion. (8/28/2019)
188.044   Drug or chemical used to induce abortion, warning of birth defects, disability, or other injury — tail insurance required, amount. (8/28/2019)
188.047   Tissue submitted for examination — pathologist to file report, copies furnished — department to reconcile notice of abortion to tissue report — annual report required, contents — rulemaking authority. (10/24/2017)
188.052   Physician's report on abortion and post-abortion care, when — department to publish statistics. (8/28/2019)
188.055   Forms to be supplied to health facilities and physicians. (6/29/1979)
188.056   Abortion prohibited after eight weeks gestational age, exception for medical emergency — violation, penalty — severability clause. (8/28/2019)
188.057   Abortion prohibited after fourteen weeks gestational age, exception for medical emergency — violation, penalty — severability clause. (8/28/2019)
188.058   Abortion prohibited after eighteen weeks gestational age, exception for medical emergency — violation, penalty — severability clause. (8/28/2019)
188.060   Records to be retained for seven years. (6/29/1979)
188.065   Revocation of license, when. (6/14/1974)
188.070   Breach of confidentiality prohibited. (6/14/1974)
188.075   Violation of sections 188.010 to 188.085 a class A misdemeanor — affirmative defense — jurisdiction of attorney general. (10/24/2017)
188.080   Abortion performed by other than a physician with clinical privileges at a hospital, a felony. (9/15/2005)
188.085   Sections 188.010 to 188.085 not to be deemed exclusive of other regulations or remedies. (6/14/1974)
188.100   Definitions. (8/28/1986)
188.105   Discrimination by employer prohibited because of failure of employee to participate in abortion — exceptions. (8/28/1986)
188.110   Discrimination by colleges, universities and hospitals prohibited — no requirement to pay fees, when. (8/28/1986)
188.115   Severability clause. (8/28/1986)
188.120   Cause of action for violation of discrimination laws, treble damages, attorney's fees. (8/28/1986)
188.125   Alternatives to abortion agency, intent to acknowledge certain right of — state preemption, when — actions to enforce, authorized relief — definitions. (10/24/2017)
188.130   No cause of action for wrongful life. (8/28/1986)
188.160   Whistleblower protection policy, required when — rulemaking authority. (10/24/2017)
188.200   Definitions. (8/28/1986)
188.205   Use of public funds prohibited, when. (8/28/1986)
188.207   Public fund expenditures prohibited for abortion facilities and affiliates. (8/28/2024)
188.210   Public employees, activities prohibited, when. (8/28/1986)
188.215   Use of public facilities prohibited, when. (8/28/1986)
188.220   Taxpayer standing and attorney general authority to bring cause of action — equitable relief and damages. (8/28/2024)
188.220   Taxpayer standing to bring suit, when, where. (8/28/1986)
188.230   Construction of law. (8/28/1993)
188.250   Causing, aiding, or assisting a minor to obtain an abortion prohibited, civil penalty — impermissible defenses — court injunction authorized, when. (9/15/2005)
188.325   Program established, services provided — matching moneys to be sought — moneys not to be used for abortions or abortion services. (8/28/2007)
188.335   Program established, purpose — matching moneys to be sought — moneys not to be used for abortions or abortion services. (8/28/2007)
188.375   Citation of act — definition — limitation on abortion, when — violation, penalty — method or technique to be utilized — severability clause. (8/28/2019)
 - Cross References
Crime of infanticide, 565.300

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