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Appendix C
List of Child Endangerment Statutes


N.Y. Penal Law § 260.10 (McKinney 2003)
Endangering the welfare of a child

A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of a child when being a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than eighteen years old, he fails or refuses to exercise reasonable diligence in the control of such child to prevent him from becoming an "abused child," a "neglected child," a "juvenile delinquent" or a "person in need of supervision," as those terms are defined in articles ten, three and seven of the family court act.