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House Bill 325: An Act Concerning: Child Abuse - Definition - Exemption for Reasonable Punishment by Parent or Stepparent
THB 325 clarifies that corporal punishment and other "reasonable punishment" administered by a parent or stepparent is not abuse.The Maryland Legislature adjourned before this bill could be considered, thus resulting in the death of the bill.
|01/28/2004||Introduced in House, first reading in Judiciary Committee.|
|02/16/2004||House Judiciary Committee Hearing.|
|02/27/2003||Unfavorable report by House Judiciary Committee.|
|04/13/2004||Bill was not acted upon before session adjourned.|
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