Senate Bill 689 and House Bill 1084: Bills to Ban Spanking with an Instrument

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Senate Bill 689 and House Bill 1084: Bills to Ban Spanking with an Instrument
House Senate
Sponsors:
Hixson, Bobo, Dumais, Feldman, Gutierrez, Hucker, Kramer, Love, Manno, and Rice
Sponsors:
Raskin and Madaleno
Summary:

Current Maryland laws state that reasonable corporal punishment is not child abuse. This law would exclude, among other things, any spanking of a child with an instrument from the definition of reasonable corporal punishment.

Summary:

Current Maryland laws state that reasonable corporal punishment is not child abuse. This law would exclude, among other things, any spanking of a child with an instrument from the definition of reasonable corporal punishment.

Status:

2/17/2010: First Reading Judiciary
3/18/2010: Hearing at 1:00 p.m.

This bill was withdrawn by the sponsor.

Status:

2/10/2010: First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2010: Hearing at 1:00 p.m.

This bill was withdrawn by the sponsor.

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

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