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HB 167 - Criminalizes Death to an Unborn Child - Key Vote

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Brian Schweitzer vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Criminalizes Death to an Unborn Child

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-21) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Criminalizes Death to an Unborn Child

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that criminalizes death to an unborn child.

Highlights:
  • Amends the existing definition of "deliberate homicide", which is punishable by death, life imprisonment, or imprisonment for 10 to 100 years in the state prison, to include causing the death of an unborn child (Sec. 1).
  • Defines an unborn child as "a person who is conceived but not yet born" (Sec. 3).
  • Exempts cases in which the unborn child died as a result of emergency medical care, or as the result of a lawful medical procedure (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Criminalizes Death to an Unborn Child

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