Pregnancy and Alcohol

Limitations on Criminal Prosecution

Laws addressing the use of medical test results, such as prenatal screenings or toxicology tests, as evidence in the criminal prosecution of women who may have caused harm to a fetus or a child.

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AKNo Change
ALNo Change
ARNo Change
AZNo Change
CANo Change
CO                                                        
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/9/2012
  • Change: Limitation on criminal prosecution adopted
  • Details
                        
CTNo Change
DCNo Change
DENo Change
FL  
  • Jurisdiction: Florida
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1998
  • Change: Limitation on criminal prosecution eliminated
  • Details
                                                                              
GANo Change
HINo Change
IANo Change
IDNo Change
ILNo Change
INNo Change
KSNo Change
KYNo Change
LA                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/15/2007
  • Change: Limitation on criminal prosecution adopted
  • Details
                                          
MANo Change
MDNo Change
MENo Change
MINo Change
MNNo Change
MONo Change
MSNo Change
MTNo Change
NCNo Change
NDNo Change
NENo Change
NHNo Change
NJNo Change
NMNo Change
NV       
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/1999
  • Change: Limitation on criminal prosecution adopted
  • Details
                                                                         
NYNo Change
OHNo Change
OKNo Change
ORNo Change
PANo Change
RINo Change
SCNo Change
SDNo Change
TNNo Change
TXNo Change
UTNo Change
VANo Change
VTNo Change
WANo Change
WINo Change
WVNo Change
WYNo Change
USNo Change