Bill Summary for S 117 (2013-2014)

Bill: LILY'S LAW.

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Apr 25 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 117 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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."
Intro. by Gunn, Daniel, Randleman.

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Conference report makes the following changes to the 4th edition. Removes the provision in GS 14-17(c) that states nothing 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 from the statute and places this provision in the uncodified portion of the bill.

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