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

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