(1) A person is guilty of concealing the birth of an infant when he conceals the corpse of a newborn child with intent to conceal the fact of its birth or to prevent a determination of whether it was born dead or alive.
(2) Concealing the birth of an infant is a Class A misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 530.030

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

Effective: January 1, 1975
History: Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 259, effective January 1, 1975.