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 Bill Status of SB1082  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  BORN-ALIVE INFANT DEFINED

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 70/1.36 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Statute on Statutes. Defines "born-alive infant" to include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. Defines "born alive" to mean the complete expulsion or extraction from the mother of an infant, at any stage of development, who after that expulsion or extraction breathes or has a beating heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, regardless of whether the umbilical cord has been cut and regardless of whether the expulsion or extraction occurs as a result of natural or induced labor, cesarean section, or induced abortion. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  2/19/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  3/6/2003SenatePostponed - Health & Human Services
  3/11/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  3/11/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health & Human Services
  3/13/2003SenateHeld in Health & Human Services
  3/14/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  3/14/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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