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House Bill 1381

House Bill 1381

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1381 (Updated March 13, 2007 2:14 pm - DI 84)

Neglect of a dependent. Specifies that a person having the care of a dependent commits neglect of a dependent as a Class C felony if the person's abandonment or cruel confinement of the dependent: (1) deprives a child of necessary food, water, or sanitary facilities; (2) consists of confinement in an area not intended for human habitation; or (3) involves the unlawful use of handcuffs, a rope, a cord, tape, or a similar device to physically restrain the child. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the sentencing policy study committee.)
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