A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CODIFY THE COMMON LAW THAT IT IS MURDER WHERE A CHILD WHO IS BORN ALIVE DIES AS THE RESULT OF INJURIES INFLICTED PRIOR TO THE CHILD'S BIRTH, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ACT SHALL BE ENTITLED "LILY'S LAW."
House committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 14-17(c) to specify that nothing in the subsection is to be construed to apply to an unintentional act or omission committed by the child's birth mother during the pregnancy that culminated in the birth of the child.
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