SB 1219 Allows criminal prosecution of mother for harm to unborn child due to intentional and unlawful use of controlled substances
Sponsor: Lager
LR Number: 5218S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/28/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S414
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1219 - This act allows criminal charges to be filed against a mother for any harm to an unborn child resulting from the mother's intentional and unlawful ingestion or use of controlled substances.

This act is substantially similar to HB 1530 (2008).