Tag: Senate Bill 791

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed calls for knowingly inducing a suicide to be made a crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, presented Senate Bill 791 to the Missouri Senate’s Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. Also known as “Kenny’s Law,” this bill would allow a person to be charged with second degree involuntary manslaughter if they knowingly cause someone to commit suicide. This includes causing someone to commit suicide through the use of a cellphone or other electronic device. “Our society has a problem with […]