DE SB205 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Introduced on May 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-10 - Introduced and Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate
Pending: Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

The Act protects the life of the unborn child at a time when the potential for the child to survive outside the womb increases, especially with the advancement of medical procedures. Also, there is substantial medical evidence that an unborn child is capable of experiencing pain by 20 weeks after fertilization. The Delaware Legislature has the constitutional authority to make this judgment as shown in U.S. Supreme Court decisions as detailed in this Act.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 24 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Unborn Children.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-10 Introduced and Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate

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