MD HB757 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-19 - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expanding the application of certain provisions relating to a prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a certain viable fetus to a prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a certain fetus; requiring knowledge that a certain mother was pregnant for a certain murder or manslaughter prosecution; defining "fetus" as an unborn offspring of the species Homo sapiens from the end of the eighth week after fertilization until birth; etc.

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Title

Criminal Law - Homicide - Fetus

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-19HouseHearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

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