Minimum age to leave child unattended.

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Minimum age to leave child unattended. Provides that a person having the care of a dependent child who is less than 10 years of age, whether assumed voluntarily or because of a legal obligation, who knowingly or intentionally leaves the child unattended for an unreasonable amount of time commits neglect of a dependent, a Class A misdemeanor. Makes conforming changes.


Authored by Representative Moed

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Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2024-01-10 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2024-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Moed