Born and preborn human being; constitutional right to enjoyment of life. (HB2797)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional right to enjoyment of life. Provides that "the right to enjoyment of life" guaranteed by Article 1, 1 of the Constitution of Virginia is vested in each born and preborn human being from the moment of fertilization. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/10/2007 Committee
  • 01/10/2007 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074442220
  • 01/10/2007 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 02/02/2007 Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/03/2007 Read first time
  • 02/05/2007 Read second time
  • 02/05/2007 Motion to pass by motion to refer to committee on Courts agreed to
  • 02/05/2007 Amendment by Delegate Orrock agreed to
  • 02/05/2007 Engrossment refused by House (43-Y 53-N)

Comments

David Weintraub writes:

Trying to redefine pregnancy again, I see.

So, if a fertilized ovum fails to implant in a uterus, with whom should it register a complaint? Just askin'.