Description: Wrongful death action; not available to parent who has abandoned a child.
History of Actions:
|1||01/20/97||(S)||Referred To Judiciary|
|2||02/04/97||(S)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 1997|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Hamilton
Additional Authors: Nunnelee, Johnson (19th), Farris, Huggins, Browning, Horhn, White (29th), Stogner, Hawks
Code Section: A 011-0007-0013
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-7-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PARENT WHO HAS ABANDONED A CHILD SHALL BE AWARDED DAMAGES FOR WRONGFUL DEATH OF THAT CHILD; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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