2010 Florida Statutes
As used in this chapter, the term:
“Abortion” means the termination of human pregnancy with an intention other than to produce a live birth or to remove a dead fetus.
“Abortion clinic” or “clinic” means any facility in which abortions are performed. The term does not include:
A hospital; or
A physician’s office, provided that the office is not used primarily for the performance of abortions.
“Agency” means the Agency for Health Care Administration.
“Department” means the Department of Health.
“Hospital” means a facility as defined in s. 395.002(12) and licensed under chapter 395 and part II of chapter 408.
“Partial-birth abortion” means a termination of pregnancy in which the physician performing the termination of pregnancy partially vaginally delivers a living fetus before killing the fetus and completing the delivery.
“Physician” means a physician licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459 or a physician practicing medicine or osteopathic medicine in the employment of the United States.
“Third trimester” means the weeks of pregnancy after the 24th week of pregnancy.
s. 1, ch. 78-382; s. 1, ch. 86-286; ss. 4, 5, ch. 88-97; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 4, ch. 97-151; s. 37, ch. 97-264; s. 3, ch. 98-1; s. 14, ch. 2007-230.