[587D-2] Unharmed newborn children left at hospitals, fire stations, or police stations, or with emergency services personnel; avoidance of prosecution. A person may leave a newborn child with the personnel of a hospital, fire station, or police station, or emergency services personnel without being subject to prosecution for abandonment of a child pursuant to section 709‑902; provided that:

(1) The newborn child was born within seventy-two hours of being left at the hospital, fire station, or police station, or with emergency services personnel as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty; and

(2) The newborn child is left in an unharmed condition. [L Sp 2007, c 7, pt of 2]



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