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SB 86: Offenses by Caregivers of Minor Children

GENERAL BILL by Sobel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman

Offenses by Caregivers of Minor Children; Cites this act as "Caylee's Law;" penalizing a caregiver who willfully or by culpable negligence fails to make contact with a child under a specified age in his or her care for a certain period and to immediately report the child as missing to a law enforcement agency after that period expires without contact in certain circumstances; requiring the caregiver of a minor child to report the child's death to a law enforcement agency within a specified period in certain circumstances; requiring the caregiver of a minor child to report the location of a child's corpse to a law enforcement agency within a specified period in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 37 (Ch. 2012-53)
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/29/2011 Senate • Filed
9/8/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 16
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 37 (Ch. 2012-53)