Bill Number: HB 1261
ACLU Position: Active Oppose
Sponsors: Rep. Bradford; Rep. Summers
The bill creates a new statutory part that addresses violent acts against an unborn child and includes the following crimes:
- Murder of an unborn child; and
- Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child.
An unborn child is defined as 16 weeks or older. The bill describes acts that do not constitute crimes under the new part.
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