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Appendix C
List of Child Endangerment Statutes


Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. Tit. 17, § 554 (West 2003)
Endangering the welfare of a child

A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of a child if that person, being a parent, foster parent, guardian or other person responsible for the long-term general care and welfare of a child under 16, recklessly fails to take reasonable measures to protect the child from the risk of further bodily injury or otherwise recklessly endangers the health, safety or welfare of a  child under 16 years of age by violating a duty of care or protection.