HB 3002

An Act relating to crimes and punishments; amending 21 O.S. 2021, Sections 642 and 646, which relate to definitions for battery and aggravated assault and battery; modifying scope of certain definitions; amending 21 O.S. 2021, Section 723, which relates to proof of knowledge and intent; expanding scope of exceptions to include certain criminal offenses; and providing an effective date. 



2024 Regular Session


The author affirmed that the intent of the bill is to classify fetuses as persons when considering certain violent crimes. 

February 7, 2024

Adds unborn child (fetus) to the definition of battery allowing prosecution. 

January 25, 2024
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