Revisor Home

Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 568

previous next Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories, see footnotebottom

  568.030.  Abandonment of child in the first degree, penalty. — 1.  A person commits the offense of abandonment of a child in the first degree if, as a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than four years of age, he or she leaves the child in any place with purpose wholly to abandon the child, under circumstances which are likely to result in serious physical injury or death.

  2.  The offense of abandonment of a child in the first degree is a class B felony, unless the child dies, in which case it is a class A felony.

­­--------

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1995 H.B. 160, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17


---- end of effective   01 Jan 2017 ----

use this link to bookmark section  568.030


 - All versions
Effective End
568.030 1/1/2017
568.030 8/28/1995 1/1/2017

In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@18:15:06.3 46