HB 1137: Abuse of a Parent
GENERAL BILL by Torres
Abuse of a Parent; Defines "child" & "parent" for purposes of crimes of abuse of parent, aggravated abuse of parent, exploitation of parent's assets, & emotional abuse of parent; provides elements of such crimes; authorizes alternative sentencing; requires reporting of abuse of parent or exploitation of parent's assets to central abuse hotline; provides immunity for person who files, or participates in investigation resulting from, such report.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 96
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 200
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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