Senate Bill 420: Definition of Child Neglect

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Senate Bill 420: Definition of Child Neglect
Sponsors:
Pavlov
Summary:

This bill would amend child protection law definition of child neglect to include “Negligent treatment, including the failure to provide adequate food, clothing, shelter, or medical care, THOUGH FINANCIALLY ABLE TO DO SO OR WHEN OFFERED FINANCIAL OR OTHER REASONABLE MEANS TO DO SO.”

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
05/31/2017 (Senate) Introduced and referred to Families, Seniors and Human Services
06/13/2017 (Senate) Reported favorably
06/13/2017 (Senate) Referred to Committee of the Whole

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