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HB 154/CI (BR 6) - R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to child abuse.
     Amend KRS 620.050 to remove the penalty for making a false child abuse or neglect report; amend KRS 620.990 to specify that a person who knowingly violates a provision of KRS Chapter 620 shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor, any person who intentionally or knowingly violates KRS 620.030(1) shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor unless the child suffered a serious injury or death, in which case, the penalty would be a Class A misdemeanor, a person who knowingly or intentionally violates the provisions of KRS 620.020(2) shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor unless the child suffered a serious injury or death in which case the penalty would be a Class D felony, and any person who makes a false report shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 29-posted in committee


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