2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 410/08 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 757
Sponsored By:
Delegates G. Clagett, Dumais, Burns, DeBoy, Hecht, Hixson, Howard, Jameson, Kullen, Miller, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, F. Turner, and Wood
Crimes - Child Endangerment


Prohibiting a parent or other person who has permanent or temporary care or custody or responsibility for supervision of a minor from recklessly failing to act in a specified manner with respect to the child; establishing the crime of child endangerment; specifying penalties; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 3/26 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-5)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Abuse and Neglect
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 3-602.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 522317/01     Offered on: March 25, 2010   at: 10:49 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 24, 2010: Third Reading Passed (135-5)