2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 968
Sponsored By:
Senator Shank
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 not exceeding life in prison; and increasing the maximum penalty for a subsequent conviction of child abuse resulting in death of the victim to not exceeding life in prison.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

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