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To Governor
Title
Child Abuse and Neglect - Definition of Neglect
Sponsored by
Delegate Lopez
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Altering the definition of "neglect" in provisions of law relating to child abuse and neglect and children in need of assistance to provide that "neglect" on the part of a victim of domestic violence does not include failure to protect the child from witnessing domestic violence, failure to leave the home in which the alleged perpetrator resides, failure to end a relationship with a certain perpetrator, failure to report the domestic violence to law enforcement or social services, or failure to seek a protective order.
Committee Testimony
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/19/2022
Legislative Date
1/19/2022
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Child Abuse and Neglect - Definition of Neglect
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/27/2022
Legislative Date
1/27/2022
Action
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/19/2022 1/19/2022 First Reading Judiciary
Text - First - Child Abuse and Neglect - Definition of Neglect
House 1/27/2022 1/27/2022 Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Last Updated: 2/14/2022 9:10 AM
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