Altering the definition of "neglect" in provisions of law relating to child abuse and neglect and children in need of assistance to provide that "neglect" on the part of a victim of domestic violence does not include failure to protect the child from witnessing domestic violence, failure to leave the home in which the alleged perpetrator resides, failure to end a relationship with a certain perpetrator, failure to report the domestic violence to law enforcement or social services, or failure to seek a protective order.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
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