Minnesota Statutes Crimes; Expungement; Victims (Ch. 609-624) § 609.268. Injury or death of unborn child in commission of crime

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Subdivision 1. Death of unborn child.  Whoever, in the commission of a felony or in a violation of section 609.224 , 609.2242 , 609.23 , 609.231 , 609.2325 , or 609.233 , causes the death of an unborn child is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 15 years or to payment of a fine not more than $30,000, or both.  As used in this subdivision, “felony” does not include a violation of sections 609.185 to 609.2114 , 609.221 to 609.2231 , or 609.2661 to 609.2665 .

Subd. 2. Injury to unborn child.  Whoever, in the commission of a felony or in a violation of section 609.23 , 609.231 , 609.2325 or 609.233 , causes great or substantial bodily harm to an unborn child who is subsequently born alive, is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than ten years or to payment of a fine of not more than $20,000, or both.  As used in this subdivision, “felony” does not include a violation of sections 609.2112 to 609.2114 , 609.221 to 609.2231 , or 609.267 to 609.2672 .

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