Tennessee Bill Making the Fetal Assault Law Permanent (SB 1629)
This law was last updated on Jun 29, 2016
SB 1629 would make the Fetal Assault Law that was passed in 2014 in Tennessee permanent.
The bill deletes the July 1, 2016, termination date for legislation permitting the prosecution of a woman for assault of a fetus based on her illegal use of narcotic drugs while pregnant and creating the affirmative defense that the woman completed an addiction recovery program.
Companion bill to HB 1660.