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Subdivision 1.Terms.

As used in sections 145.411 to 145.415, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given to them.

Subd. 2.

MS 2022 [Repealed, 2023 c 70 art 4 s 113]

Subd. 3.Hospital.

"Hospital" means an institution licensed by the state commissioner of health; adequately and properly staffed and equipped; providing services, facilities and beds for the reception and care of one or more nonrelated persons for a continuous period longer than 24 hours for diagnosis, treatment or care of illness, injury or pregnancy; and regularly providing clinical laboratory services, diagnostic x-ray services and treatment facilities for surgery, obstetrical care or other definitive medical treatment of similar extent. "Hospital" shall not include diagnostic or treatment centers, physicians' offices or clinics, or other facilities for the foster care of children licensed by the commissioner of human services.

Subd. 4.

MS 2022 [Repealed, 2023 c 70 art 4 s 113]

Subd. 5.Abortion.

"Abortion" includes an act, procedure or use of any instrument, medicine or drug which is supplied or prescribed for or administered to an individual with the intention of terminating, and which results in the termination of, pregnancy.

Subd. 6.Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of health.

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