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Criminal Law – Homicide – Unborn Child (Laura and Reid’s Law)

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Senator Ready


In the Senate - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Expanding the application of certain provisions relating to a prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a viable fetus to a prosecution for murder or manslaughter of an unborn child.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Ready, Bates, Cassilly, Edwards, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Norman, Robinson, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0748
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Manslaughter
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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February 15, 2018 3:07 P.M.