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2017 Regular Session



Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report

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Senator Lee


In the House - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that specified persons who are required to provide specified notice or make reports of suspected child abuse or neglect may not knowingly fail to give the notice or make the reports if the specified person has actual knowledge of the abuse or neglect or witnesses the act of the abuse or neglect; establishing a misdemeanor and penalties on conviction of a fine not to exceed $1,000 or maximum imprisonment of 6 months or both for knowingly failing to report child abuse or neglect; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Brochin, Cassilly, Hough, Kelley, Muse, Norman, Ramirez, Ready, Smith, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0140 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  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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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.