2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 295
Sponsored By:
Delegates Parrott, Afzali, Carter, Clippinger, Dumais, George, Glass, Hough, McComas, McDermott, and Smigiel
Justice's Law


Expanding the list of persons who can be convicted of first degree child abuse under specified circumstances to include a family member or household member who has permanent or temporary care or the responsibility for the supervision of a minor; increasing the maximum penalty for first degree child abuse resulting in death of the victim to life imprisonment; and increasing the maximum penalty for a subsequent conviction of child abuse resulting in death of the victim to life imprisonment.

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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 3-601 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered