92nd General Assembly
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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

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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