SB 439
Modifies the statute on endangerment of a child in the second degree
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Last Action:
3/2/2005 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2005

Current Bill Summary

SB 439 - Under this act, a person who operates a vehicle in violation of the statutes concerning involuntary manslaughter, assault in the second degree, diving while intoxicated, and driving with excessive blood alcohol content, while a child who is less than 17 years old is present shall be guilty of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree.

Such offense is a Class A misdemeanor unless committed as part of a ritual or ceremony, in which case, it is a Class D felony.

This act is similar to certain provisions of CCS/SS/SCS/HCS/HB 353 (2005) & HCS/SS/SCS/SBs 37 et al.