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  *568.030.  Until December 31, 2016 — Abandonment of child in the first degree, penalty. — 1.  A person commits the crime 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 old, he leaves the child in any place with purpose wholly to abandon it, under circumstances which are likely to result in serious physical injury or death.

  2.  Abandonment of a child in the first degree is a class B felony.

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

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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