SB 459 Allows criminal prosecution of a mother for harm to an unborn child due to intentional and unlawful use of controlled substances
Sponsor: Lager
LR Number: 1826S.01I Fiscal Note: 1826-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/30/2009 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 459 - 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 identical to SB 1219 (2008).

ADRIANE CROUSE