SB 1031 Increases the penalty for parental kidnapping when the child is taken for certain periods of time
Sponsor: Koster Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4150S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/30/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S153
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1031 - This act increases the penalty for parental kidnapping from a Class D felony to a Class C felony when the parent commits the offense by detaining or concealing the whereabouts of the child for not less than 60 days but not longer than 119 days. The crime shall be a Class B felony if the parent detains or conceals the child for not less than 120 days.

This act is similar to a provision of SS/SCS/SB 714 (2008).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE