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HB 2062 - Violence Against Unborn Children - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Violence Against Unborn Children

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (97-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Violence Against Unborn Children

Highlights:
- Amends the Kansas criminal code to include an “unborn child” within the definition of a “person” with regards to nine crimes and defines “unborn child” as a living human organism at any stage of gestation from fertilization until birth [sec. 4]. - Establishes that the law does not apply to any act committed by the mother of the unborn child or any medical procedure, including abortion, performed at the request of the mother [sec. 4(c)]. - Prohibits the sale and possession with intent to sell of simulated controlled substances and drug paraphernalia [sec. 9(1-2)]. - Establishes a controlled substances monitoring task force to develop a plan for creating a controlled substances prescription monitoring system [sec. 10(b)].
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (26-14) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (26-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Violence Against Unborn Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that modifies the existing law regarding crime, and establishing “Alexa’s Law” to protect unborn children under the same criminal code as other people.

Highlights:
- Amends the Kansas criminal code to include an “unborn child” within the definition of a “person” with regards to nine forms of criminal behavior [sec. 4(d)]. - Defines “unborn child” as a living human organism at any stage of gestation from fertilization until birth [sec. 4(b)(2)]. - Establishes that the law does not apply to any act committed by the mother of the unborn child or any medical procedure, including abortion, performed at the request of the mother [sec. 4(c)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (124-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Violence Against Unborn Children

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Pat Colloton (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Colyer (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald L. Dahl (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Grange (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary K. Hayzlett (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deena L. Horst (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terrie W. Huntington (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dick Kelsey (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • S. Mike Kiegerl (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Lukert (KS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Raymond F. 'Ray' Merrick (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James F. 'Jim' Morrison (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don V. Myers (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eber E. Phelps (KS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joann Pottorff (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlen H. Siegfreid (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny A. Wilk (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
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