House Bill 417
148th General Assembly (2015 - 2016)
Out of Committee 6/15/16
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.
For a person who intentionally or recklessly causes physical injury to a child when the person has engaged in a previous pattern of abuse, neglect, or both, of that child, this Bill raises the crime from third degree child abuse to second degree child abuse and, thus, from a class A misdemeanor to a class G felony.
Takes effect upon being signed into law