H.B. 1578: Providing for the Offense of Neglect of a Care-Dependent Person
H.B. 1578, P.N. 1979 (GINGRICH) – This bill would amend Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses).
This bill would further provide for the offense of neglect of a care-dependent person, and create the offense of abuse of a care-dependent person. This bill would require the Departments of Aging, Health and Public Welfare to make reports to local law enforcement or the Attorney General when there is reasonable cause to believe a violation has occurred.