Personhood at Fertilization (SB 743 / HB 895)

BILL SUMMARY

Declares that life begins at conception and all the rights of personhood attach at that point.

BILL ANALYSIS

This bill would not survive a constitutional challenge under existing Supreme Court precedent, as states can ban abortion after “viability” which, legally is considered to occur at 24 weeks.

BILL SPONSORS

Beavers in the Senate, Pody in the House

TRACK THIS BILL

Full Text: Senate Bill / House Bill

BILL STATUS

No action taken in the House or Senate.