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HB16-1007: Offenses Against Unborn Children

Reproductive Freedom | Women’s Rights
Bill Number: HB16-1007
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: J. Joshi


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.

Current Status:

House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Postpone Indefinitely (02/11/2016)

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