Kansas agency to lower evidence standard in child abuse claims
This will make it easier for the agency to get individuals accused of abusing or neglecting a child onto a state registry.
The Kansas Newborn Infant Protection Act (K.S.A. 38-2282)
This law allows a parent, or other person having lawful custody, to surrender an infant to any employee who is on duty at a fire station, city or county health department, or medical care facility. The infant must be 45 days or younger. A parent can surrender an infant without legal repercussions if there is no abuse or neglect.