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New York Feticide Bill (S 5621)

This law was last updated on Aug 30, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

New York

Number

S 5621

Status

Proposed

Proposed

May 9, 2019

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 9
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 10

Topics

Fetal Homicide

Full Bill Text

assembly.state.ny.us

S 5621 would establish the crime of feticide—the intentional killing of an “unborn child” at any stage of gestation. This would not apply to lawful abortions.

The bill would make such crimes a class A felony, punishable by up to life in prison.


Latest Action

5/9/19 – Introduced; referred to Codes.


People