Terms Used In Missouri Laws 188.033

  • Abortion facility: a clinic, physician's office, or any other place or facility in which abortions are performed or induced other than a hospital. See Missouri Laws 188.015
  • Department: the department of health and senior services. See Missouri Laws 188.015
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

Whenever an abortion facility or a family planning agency located in this state, or any of its agents or employees acting within the scope of his or her authority or employment, provides to a woman considering an abortion the name, address, telephone number, or website of an abortion provider that is located outside of the state, such abortion facility or family planning agency or its agents or employees shall also provide to such woman the printed materials produced by the department under section 188.027.  If the name, address, telephone number, or website of such abortion provider is not provided to such woman in person, such printed materials shall be offered to her, and if she chooses, sent to such woman at no cost to her the same day or as soon as possible either electronically or by U.S. mail overnight delivery service or by other overnight or same-day delivery service to an address of such woman’s choosing.  The department shall furnish such printed materials at no cost and in sufficient quantities to abortion facilities and family planning agencies located within the state.