Bill Status of HB3799 97th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FAILURE REPORT CHILD
Rep. Karen May - Rita Mayfield - Lisa M. Dugan - Keith Farnham - Carol A. Sente, Fred Crespo, Sara Feigenholtz, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Daniel V. Beiser, Michelle Mussman, Jehan A. Gordon, Jerry F. Costello, II, Marlow H. Colvin, Robyn Gabel, Patrick J. Verschoore, Kelly M. Cassidy and Lou Lang
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of failure to report the disappearance of a child to a law enforcement agency. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she, as a parent, guardian, or other person having physical custody or control of a child under 13 years of age, willfully or by culpable negligence fails to make contact with or otherwise verify the whereabouts and safety of that child for a period of 24 hours and to immediately report the child as missing to a law enforcement agency after this 24-hour period expires without contact. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony.