WV HB3302 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-01 - Chapter 104, Acts, Regular Session, 2023
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to recognize an embryo or fetus as a distinct unborn victim for the offense of DUI causing death.

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To recognize unborn child as distinct victim in a DUI causing death


Roll Calls

2023-03-11 - Senate - Senate adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 626) (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-11 - House - House adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 786) (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2023-03-09 - House - House refused to concur and requested Senate to recede (Roll No. 588) (Y: 34 N: 60 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2023-03-06 - Senate - Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 388) (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-02-14 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 142) (Y: 97 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2023-05-01HouseChapter 104, Acts, Regular Session, 2023
2023-03-15HouseApproved by Governor 3/15/2023
2023-03-11HouseApproved by Governor 3/15/2023 - House Journal
2023-03-11SenateApproved by Governor 3/15/2023 - Senate Journal
2023-03-15HouseTo Governor 3/15/2023
2023-03-11HouseTo Governor 3/15/2023 - House Journal
2023-03-11SenateTo Governor 3/15/2023 - Senate Journal
2023-03-11SenateCompleted legislative action
2023-03-11SenateCommunicated to House
2023-03-11SenateSenate adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 626)
2023-03-11SenateHouse Message received
2023-03-11HouseCommunicated to Senate
2023-03-11HouseHouse adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 786)
2023-03-11HouseConference report received-House
2023-03-11HouseConference report filed - House
2023-03-11SenateConference report filed - Senate
2023-03-11SenateHouse Message received
2023-03-11HouseTo conference
2023-03-11HouseCommunicated to Senate
2023-03-11HouseHouse appointed conferees: Kelly, Garcia, Ward
2023-03-11HouseHouse agreed to conference
2023-03-11HouseHouse received Senate message
2023-03-11SenateCommunicated to House
2023-03-11SenateSenate appoints conference committee: Deeds, Hamilton, Woelfel
2023-03-11SenateSenate refused to recede; requested conference (Voice vote)
2023-03-11SenateHouse Message received
2023-03-09HouseCommunicated to Senate
2023-03-09HouseHouse refused to concur and requested Senate to recede (Roll No. 588)
2023-03-09HouseHouse received Senate message
2023-03-06SenateSenate requests House to concur
2023-03-06SenatePassed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 388)
2023-03-06SenateCommittee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2023-03-06SenateRead 3rd time
2023-03-06SenateOn 3rd reading with right to amend
2023-03-03SenateRead 2nd time
2023-03-03SenateOn 2nd reading
2023-03-02SenateRead 1st time
2023-03-02SenateOn 1st reading
2023-03-01SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2023-02-15SenateTo Judiciary
2023-02-15SenateTo Judiciary
2023-02-15SenateIntroduced in Senate
2023-02-14HouseCommunicated to Senate
2023-02-14HousePassed House (Roll No. 142)
2023-02-14HouseRead 3rd time
2023-02-14HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2023-02-13HouseRead 2nd time
2023-02-13HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2023-02-10HouseRead 1st time
2023-02-10HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2023-02-09HouseBy substitute, do pass
2023-02-06HouseTo House Judiciary
2023-02-06HouseIntroduced in House
2023-02-06HouseTo Judiciary
2023-02-06HouseFiled for introduction


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
17C52Amended CodeCitation Text
61230Amended CodeCitation Text

West Virginia State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2023/RS/votes/house/00142.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2023/RS/votes/senate/03-06-0388.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2023/RS/votes/house/00588.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2023/RS/votes/house/00786.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2023/RS/votes/senate/03-11-0626.pdf

Bill Comments