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Proceeding when person under sentence of death is pregnant
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 22-B
§ 657. Proceeding when person under sentence of death is pregnant. 1.
A sentence of death may not be carried out upon a woman while she is

2. When the superintendent of the correctional facility where the
inmate is confined is informed that reasonable grounds exist that a
convicted person under sentence of death may be pregnant, the
superintendent shall appoint a qualified physician to examine the
convicted person and determine if she is pregnant.

3. Upon being informed by the superintendent that such convicted
person is pregnant, the governor shall stay execution of the warrant to
the extent necessary.