(c) For purposes of this Section, (1) "unborn child" shall mean any
individual of the human species from the implantation of an embryo until birth, and (2)
"person" shall not include the pregnant individual whose unborn child is killed.
(d) This Section shall not apply to acts which cause the death of an
unborn child if those acts were committed during any abortion, as defined
in Section 1-10 of the Reproductive Health Act, to which the
pregnant individual has
consented. This Section shall not apply to acts which were committed
pursuant to usual and customary standards of medical practice during
diagnostic testing or therapeutic treatment.
(e) The provisions of this Section shall not be construed to prohibit
the prosecution of any person under any other provision of law, nor shall
it be construed to preclude any civil cause of action.
(Source: P.A. 101-13, eff. 6-12-19; 102-558, eff. 8-20-21.)