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HB16-1007

Offenses Against Unborn Children

Concerning offenses against an unborn child.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill provides that, if the commission of any crime codified in the criminal code or traffic code is the proximate cause of death or injury to an unborn member of the species homo sapiens, the prosecuting attorney, in charging the underlying offense, may also charge the homicide or assault offense that is appropriate to the death or injury.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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