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Appendix C
List of Child Endangerment Statutes

CALIFORNIA

Cal. Penal Code § 273a (West 2003)
Endangering child or causing or permitting child to suffer physical pain, mental suffering, or injury; Conditions of probation

Any person who, under circumstances or conditions likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of that child to be injured, or willfully causes or permits that child to be placed in a situation where his or her person or health is endangered, shall be punished....