House Bill 2699: Gives Impractical Definition to Term "Corporal Punishment"

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House Bill 2699: Gives Impractical Definition to Term "Corporal Punishment"
Sponsors:
Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice
Summary:

This bill tries to restrict reasonable corporal punishment by creating a very restrictive legislative definition, and anything outside the very narrow definition would be considered child abuse. Under the bill's restrictions, slapping a child's hand or spanking a child with a hair brush could be considered child abuse.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/14/2014 - Introduced

02/17/2014 - Referred to the House Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice

05/30/2014 - Bill dailed to pass before Sine Die and is now dead.

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