Section 26-23F-5

Sale or other disposition of bodily remains of unborn infant.

(a)(1) No person shall knowingly accept compensation or payment for the sale, transfer, distribution, acceptance, use, or attempted use of the fetal organs, tissue, or bodily remains of a deceased unborn infant for research, therapy, transplantation, or experimentation.

(2) No institution, entity, or individual shall knowingly provide any compensation or payment to any other person, organization, or entity for the removal, transfer, storage, processing, preservation, quality control, implantation, transportation, distribution, disposal, or other manner of disposition of the bodily remains of a deceased unborn infant for research, therapy, transplantation, experimentation, or any other prohibited purpose under this chapter.

(b) No person shall knowingly aid or abet in any prohibited activity under subsection (a).

(c) No person shall use an unborn infant, living or deceased, in research or experimentation. Nothing in this section shall affect the use described herein pursuant to the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.

(d) No person shall perform or offer to perform an abortion where part or all of the justification or reason for the abortion is that the bodily remains may be used for research, therapy, transplantation, or experimentation.

(Act 2016-140, §5.)