SB1391 – SB1391.pdf

SB1391 – SB1391.pdf.

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39,
relative to criminal law.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE
OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-13-
107(c), in amended by
inserting the word “lawful” before the word “act” an
d inserting the word “lawful” before the word
“omission”.
SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-13-
107(c), is further amended by
adding a new sentence at the end of this subsection as follows:
However, nothing in the section shall preclude prosecution of a woman for an
assaultive offense for the illegal use of a narcotic dru
g while pregnant, if her child is born
addicted to or harmed by the narcotic drug or for crim
inal homicide if her child dies as a
result of her illegal use of a narcotic drug taken while pregnant

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