Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–231.15. Reports of induced termination of pregnancy.

(a) Each induced termination of pregnancy that occurs in the District, regardless of the length of gestation, shall be electronically reported to the Registrar within 5 days by the individual in charge of the institution in which the induced termination of pregnancy was performed. This individual shall electronically sign the report.

(b) Reports of induced termination of pregnancy are statistical reports that shall be used only for public health purposes. The Registrar may establish and retain for such time as the Registrar deems necessary a data file containing such reports to preserve their availability for future research.


(Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-164, § 115, 65 DCR 9324.)