MS SB2022 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act Prohibiting The Mutilation Of Girls And Young Women, Creating Civil Remedies For Victims Of Mutilation, And Providing A Statute Of Limitations For Actions Arising From Such Acts; To Amend Section 97-5-39, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create Genital Mutilation Of A Female Minor As Child Abuse; To Amend Section 93-15-121, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create Genital Mutilation Of A Female Minor As A Ground For Termination Of Child Abuse; To Amend Section 11-1-60, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Waive The Tort Claim Limits On Causes Of Action For Genital Mutilation Of A Female Minor; To Amend Section 11-46-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Waive Sovereign Immunity For A Cause Of Action Based On The Genital Mutilation Of A Female Minor; To Amend Section 15-1-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create A New Statute Of Limitations For A Cause Of Action Founded On The Genital Mutilation Of A Female Minor; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Female genital mutilation; prohibit and create civil cause of action.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-01-08SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A

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