We have some improvements in the works that we're excited for you to experience.
to try our new, faster beta site.
We will be maintaining our current version of the site until the middle of CY 2023,
so you can switch back as our improvements continue.
Neglect of a dependent. Makes neglect of a dependent a Class A felony if the neglect results in the death of the dependent who is less than 14 years of age and is committed by a person at least 18 years of age. Provides that a school corporation may refuse to employ a person convicted of neglect of a dependent as a Class A felony. Provides that consent to adoption is not required from a parent convicted of neglect of a dependent as a Class A felony. Provides that reasonable attempts at reunification in a child in need of services proceeding are not required if a parent, guardian, or custodian has been convicted of neglect of a dependent as a Class A felony.