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House Bill 1115


House Bill 1115

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Controlled substances and children. Requires the department of child services (DCS) to notify the appropriate prosecuting attorney concerning the birth of a child who is born with fetal alcohol syndrome or with a controlled substance or legend drug in the child's body. Requires a law enforcement agency to inform a local office of the DCS when the law enforcement agency arrests a person for any of the crimes the conviction of which renders the offender a "sex or violent offender". Provides that a woman who knowingly or intentionally consumes a controlled substance or a legend drug while knowing she is pregnant commits a Class D felony if the woman's pregnancy results in the birth of a child and the body of the child contains any amount, including a trace amount, of a controlled substance or legend drug.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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