CA Welf & Inst Code Section 220


No condition or restriction upon the obtaining of an abortion by a female detained in any local juvenile facility, pursuant to the Therapeutic Abortion Act (Article 2 (commencing with Section 123400) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 106 of the Health and Safety Code), other than those contained in that act, shall be imposed. Females found to be pregnant and desiring abortions, shall be permitted to determine their eligibility for an abortion pursuant to law, and if determined to be eligible, shall be permitted to obtain an abortion.
For the purposes of this section, “local juvenile facility” means any city, county, or regional facility used for the confinement of female juveniles for more than 24 hours.
The rights provided for females by this section shall be posted in at least one conspicuous place to which all females have access.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 220’s source at ca​.gov