Child neglect defense

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 246 sponsored by Rep. Carbaugh and Rep. Holdman on child neglect defense. This bill specifies that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child with a person who is an emergency medical … [Read more...]

DNA for felony arrestees

The House Ways and Means Committee heard SB 322 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald and Rep. Bauer on DNA for felony arrestees. This bill requires every person arrested for a felony after December 31, 2017, to submit a DNA sample, and specifies that the sample may be obtained … [Read more...]