Tenn. Code § 39-13-214

Current through Acts 2019-2020, ch. 810; and 2020 EX2, ch. 5
Section 39-13-214 - "Another" and "another person" to include fetus of a human being
(a) For the purposes of this part, "another" and "another person" include a human embryo or fetus at any stage of gestation in utero, when any such term refers to the victim of any act made criminal by this part.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to amend the provisions of § 39-15-201, or §§ 39-15-203 -- 39-15-205 and 39-15-207.
(c) Nothing in subsection (a) shall apply to any act or omission by a pregnant woman with respect to an embryo or fetus with which she is pregnant, or to any lawful medical or surgical procedure to which a pregnant woman consents, performed by a health care professional who is licensed to perform such procedure.

T.C.A. § 39-13-214

Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; T.C.A., § 39-13-210; Acts 1990, ch. 1038, § 4; 2011, ch. 408, § 2; 2012, ch. 1006, §§ 1, 2.