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2018 Regular Session



Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sanchez


In the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that certain persons who are required to provide certain notice or make certain reports of suspected child abuse or neglect may not knowingly fail to give the notice or make the report if the person has actual knowledge of the abuse or neglect or witnesses the act of the abuse or neglect; establishing the misdemeanor of knowing failure to report child abuse or neglect under certain circumstances; and providing certain penalties for a violation of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Sanchez and Barron
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0132
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Family Law

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February 9, 2018 4:49 P.M.