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Appendix C
List of Child Endangerment Statutes

ALASKA

Alaska Stat. § 11.51.100 (Michie 2003)
Endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree

A person commits the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree if, being a parent, guardian, or other person legally charged with the care of a child under 16 years of age, the person intentionally deserts the child in a place under circumstances creating a substantial risk of physical injury to the child or leaves the child with another person who is not a parent, guardian, or lawful custodian of the child knowing that the person has previously physically mistreated or had sexual contact with any child, and the other person causes physical injury or engages in sexual contact with the child.