House Bill 540/Senate Bill 1159: Child Endangerment

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Last Updated: April 13, 2017
House Bill 540/Senate Bill 1159: Child Endangerment
House Senate
Sponsors:
Doss
Sponsors:
Hensley
Summary:

As introduced, removes requirement that a child must suffer physical injury for a parent or custodian to commit the offense of child endangerment and raises age of child who may be victim of offense of child endangerment from eight to 10 years of age.

Summary:

As introduced, removes requirement that a child must suffer physical injury for a parent or custodian to commit the offense of child endangerment and raises age of child who may be victim of offense of child endangerment from eight to 10 years of age.

Status:
2/08/2017 Introduced, passed 1st consideration
2/09/2017 Passed 2nd consideration, referred to Civil Justice
3/29/2017 Subcommittee recommend pass
3/29/2017 Hearing: 04/04/2017 3:00 pm, Legislative Plaza Room 16
4/04/2017 Recommend for pass; refer to Criminal Justice
4/19/2017 Hearing: 04/19, 12 noon, Legislative Plaza Room 31
Status:
2/09/2017 Introduced, passed 1st consideration
2/13/2017 Passed 2nd consideration, referred to Judiciary
4/12/2017 On Judiciary calendar for 4/18
HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Action Requested:
None at this time

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