Abuse and neglect of a child; safe haven defense. (SB63)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Abuse and neglect of a child; safe haven defense. Increases from 14 days to 30 days the maximum age of an infant whom a parent may voluntarily deliver to a hospital or emergency medical services agency and claim an affirmative defense to prosecution for abuse or neglect if such prosecution is based solely upon the parent's having left the infant at such facility. Read the Bill »

Status

01/03/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103521D
01/03/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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