Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 22.12 - Applicability to Certain Conduct

CHAPTER 22. ASSAULTIVE OFFENSES

§ 22.12. APPLICABILITY TO CERTAIN CONDUCT.
This chapter does not apply to conduct charged as having been committed against an individual who is an unborn child if the conduct is:
                (1)  committed by the mother of the unborn child;
                (2)  a lawful medical procedure performed by a physician or other health care provider with the requisite consent;
                (3)  a lawful medical procedure performed by a physician or other licensed health care provider with the requisite consent as part of an assisted reproduction as defined by Section 160.102, Family Code; or
                (4)  the dispensation of a drug in accordance with law or administration of a drug prescribed in accordance with law.

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