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SB 234: Offenses Against Unborn Children


Offenses Against Unborn Children; Cites this act as the "Florida Unborn Victims of Violence Act"; amending provisions relating to vehicular homicide; defining the term "unborn child" for specified purposes; revising terminology to refer to "unborn child" rather than "viable fetus"; providing legislative intent; providing that certain offenses relating to the killing of an unborn child by injury to the mother do not require specified knowledge or intent or death of the mother, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2011 Senate • Filed
9/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Transportation; Budget -SJ 25
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building --Amendments Adopted -Temporarily Postponed
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice