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January 11, 2024

709-905. Endangering the welfare of an incompetent person

(1) A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent person if he knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical or mental welfare of a person who is unable to care for himself because of physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect.

(2) Endangering the welfare of an incompetent person is a misdemeanor.

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