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Appendix C
List of Child Endangerment Statutes

MISSISSIPPI

Miss. Code Ann. § 97-5-39 (2003)
Contributing to the neglect or delinquency of a child; felonious abuse and/or battery of a child

Any parent, guardian or other person who willfully commits any act or omits the performance of any duty, which act or omission contributes to or tends to contribute to the neglect or delinquency of any child or which act or omission results in the abuse and/or battering of any child shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.