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HB 0001 - Crimes against public health and morals; abortion; provisions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Franklin,Bobby 43rd
Last Action: 1/10/2007 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judy
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 1 amends Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated which relates to crimes against public health and morals. This defines a fetus as person from the moment of conception. It would make any abortion unlawful and anyone performing one would be guilty of a felony.

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