HB0631 (CH0380)

2013 Regular Session



Family Law - Preventing or Interfering with Report of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hough


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 380

Synopsis:Prohibiting an individual from preventing or interfering with the making of a specified report of suspected child abuse or neglect; and making a violation of the Act a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $10,000 or both.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hough, Hogan, Krebs, McDermott, Mitchell, and Valentino-Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0534
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-704, 5-705.1, 5-705.2)

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October 24, 2017 1:02 P.M.