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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12O: Abortion performed pursuant to Sec. 12N; protection of unborn child

Section 12O. If an abortion is performed pursuant to section 12N, the facility where the abortion is performed shall maintain life-supporting equipment, as defined by the department of public health, to enable the physician performing the abortion to take appropriate steps, in keeping with good medical practice and consistent with the procedure being used, to preserve the life and health of a live birth and the patient.