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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.
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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