Mississippi Legislature
2001 Regular Session

House Bill 168

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Background

Title

Description: Baby Drop-off; allow without criminal liability.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/02 (H) Referred To Judiciary B;Public Health and Welfare
2 01/30 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2001
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committees:

Principal Author: Pierce

Additional Author: Wells-Smith

Code Sections: A 093-0015-0103, A 097-0005-0001

Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS SHALL TAKE POSSESSION OF CERTAIN CHILDREN WHO ARE VOLUNTARILY DELIVERED TO SUCH PROVIDERS; TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF POSSESSION OF AN ABANDONED CHILD; TO AMEND SECTION 93-15-103, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH ABANDONMENT SHALL BE GROUNDS FOR THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 97-5-1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE FOR SUCH ABANDONMENT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 01/30/01 at 18:18.

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