House Bill 3030: Defining Child Abuse and Neglect

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House Bill 3030: Defining Child Abuse and Neglect
Sponsors:
Brodeur
Summary:

This bill states that any individual, not limited to a caregiver, may be considered to commit abuse; actual injury (whether physical or emotional) is not required to meet the definition of neglect.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/23/2017 House Introduced, referred to Judiciary
1/23/2017 Senate Senate concurred
11/28/2017 Joint Heard. Eligible for Executive Session

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