Under existing common law, for the purpose of criminal homicide, the death of the victim must occur within a year and a day after the act causing the death
This bill would provide that it would not be a bar to prosecution for criminal homicide if the acts constituting the offense occurred more than a year and a day before the death
To add Section 13A-3-4 to the Code of Alabama 1975, relating to criminal homicide; to provide that the death of the victim more than a year and a day after the commission of the act or acts constituting the offense would not be a bar or defense to the prosecution.
|February 2, 2010
|Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary
|HB484 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced