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Infant welfare (No 2633)..
Betting (No 42).
Child labor (C 1358 and 1378)..
Visiting nurse (C 1405).
(See also Hours of labor, interurban railways.)
Venereal disease (No 531)...
Boy Scouts (39 Stat L C 148 p 227 Act of June 15, 1916)..
(See also Hours of labor, interstate railroads.)
of Sept 7, 1916)
5, 1916, and 39 Stat L C 109 p 61 Act of May 4, 1916)...
Age of consent (C 478).
(See also State board of charities and corrections.)
(See also Dependent children.)
OUTLINE FOR INDEX OF EXISTING LEGISLATION AFFECTING
This index outline does not contain a model list of topics which should be covered by legislation, but is merely a list of topics which have been found to be at present covered by the laws of a number of States. It is not based upon any logical or ideal analysis of childwelfare laws, but upon the topics as they are actually found in existing legislation. In certain cases, as, for example, in the case of laws relating to dependent and to delinquent children, two distinct though related subjects are frequently connected in the laws as they now stand upon the statute books, and this connection has been preserved in the index outline wherever necessary to avoid a large amount of duplication in the references.
The Children's Bureau is preparing a reference index by States of existing legislation on the subjects covered by the outline, specifying for each State those topics given in the index outline upon which that State has legislation, together with references to the sections and acts where such legislation is found. In indexing these laws charter provisions and local and special laws are omitted and court decisions are not at present included.
(A) PARENT AND CHILD:
1. DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF PARENTS
of child, etc.
Duty of father to provide; when duty of mother.
(For illegitimate children, see "A-5.")
2. RIGHTS OF PARENT AND CHILD
Actions (for injury to person of child, etc.).
(A) PARENT AND CHILD-Continued.
3. MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE
Grounds for, etc.
Effect on legitimacy of children, etc.
Age of consent to marriage, consent of parents, guardians, etc.
legitimacy of children. (For annulment of marriage, sec
“A-3, Divorce.") Miscellaneous: Licenses, etc.
Who may adopt; who may be adopted.
Change of name of child.
Inheritance and property rights of adopted child and others.
boarding homes for infants, see “D_3"; and see also “H-3,”
“H-5," and "G.")
Illegitimate children, who are. (See also "A-3.")
Disclosure of father.
Bond for support, etc.
Acknowledgment by father.
Subsequent intermarriage of parents, etc.
6. MISCELLANEOUS. (B) GUARDIAN AND WARD:
Appointment and kind of guardian
“ Joint guardianship."
(C) OFFENSES AGAINST THE CHILD:
1. SPECIFIC OFFENSES-
Abandonment and neglect. (For same by parents, see "A-1.")
“H-1, Adult responsibility for delinquency and dependency,"
hereunder, and also “ C-2.”)
Pregnant woman, suspension of execution.
2. ENFORCEMENT AND ENFORCING AGENCIES.
(D) HEALTH AND SANITATION:
1. ADMINISTRATIVE AND ENFORCING AGENCIES.
(Boards of health-Health officers-Miscellaneous.)
Boarding homes for infants.