HB 2344--
Session of 1997
By Representative Dean

9 AN ACT concerning civil procedure; relating to wrongful death; amend- 10 ing K.S.A. 60-1901 and repealing the existing section. 11 12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 13 Section 1. K.S.A. 60-1901 is hereby amended to read as follows: 60- 14 1901. (a) If the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act or omission 15 of another, an action may be maintained for the damages resulting there- 16 from if the former might have maintained the action had he or she such 17 person lived, in accordance with the provisions of this article, against the 18 wrongdoer, or his or her such person's personal representative if he or 19 she such person is deceased. 20 (b) As used in this section, ``person'' when referring to the person who 21 died, shall include an unborn child or unborn children from the moment 22 of conception until birth at every stage of human development. 23 (c) The cause of action established in this section shall not apply to a 24 third person who intentionally terminates a pregnancy with the consent 25 of the female. 26 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 60-1901 is hereby repealed. 27 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 28 publication in the statute book.