03RS SB41


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SB 41/CI (BR 411) - R. Roeding, D. Boswell, K. Stine, G. Tapp, D. Thayer, E. Tori, J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to fetal homicide.
     Amend KRS 507.010 to include unborn child within the definition of person for purposes of the criminal homicide statutes.


     HFA (1, R. Palumbo) - Replace provisions of bill with a new section amending KRS 507.010 to define "person" as that term is used in the homicide statutes to include a viable fetus, thus allowing a viable fetus to be the victim of a criminal homicide.

     Jan 9-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 11, 2003
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 34-3; received in House
     Feb 12-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 6-discharge petition filed
     Mar 10-floor amendment (1) filed ; discharge petition rejected 47-39

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