BORN-ALIVE INFANT DEFINED
Synopsis of Bill 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.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that a live child born as a result of an abortion shall
be fully recognized as a human person and accorded immediate
protection under the law.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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