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Pregnancy and Drugs

Legal Significance for Child Abuse/Child Neglect

Laws that clarify the admissibility of evidence in child welfare proceedings regarding prenatal drug exposure as it pertains to allegations of child abuse, child neglect, child deprivation, or child dependence, or proceedings seeking termination of parental rights.

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Maps & Charts: Pregnancy and Drugs: Legal Significance for Child Abuse/Child Neglect

Jurisdiction Value
Alabama Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Alaska No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Arizona Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Arkansas Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
California No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Colorado Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Connecticut No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Delaware No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
District of Columbia Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Florida Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Georgia Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Hawaii No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Idaho No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Illinois Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Indiana Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Iowa No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Kansas Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Kentucky Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Louisiana Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Maine Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Maryland Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Massachusetts Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Michigan No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Minnesota Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Mississippi No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Missouri No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Montana No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Nebraska No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Nevada Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
New Hampshire No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
New Jersey Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
New Mexico Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
New York No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
North Carolina No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
North Dakota Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Ohio No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Oklahoma Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Oregon No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Pennsylvania No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Rhode Island Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
South Carolina Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
South Dakota Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Tennessee No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Texas Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Utah Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Vermont No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Virginia Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Washington No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
West Virginia No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Wisconsin Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
Wyoming No Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect

Year Provisions Pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect
1998 11 states
1999 15 states
2000 16 states
2001 16 states
2002 16 states
2003 17 states
2004 19 states
2005 21 states
2006 22 states
2007 22 states
2008 23 states
2009 23 states
2010 24 states
2011 24 states
2012 24 states
2013 24 states
2014 25 states
2015 25 states
2016 25 states
2017 25 states
2018 25 states
2019 26 states
2020 28 states
2021 28 states