‘Evelyn Boswell’s Law’ advancing in Tennessee General Assembly
Proposed legislation named in the memory of missing Sullivan County toddler Evelyn Boswell continues to advance in the Tennessee General Assembly.
HB384 sponsored by Rep. John Crawford of Sullivan County, would require parents to report a missing child 12 years and younger to law enforcement within 24 hours, and failure to do so could result in a Class A misdemeanor.
The bill was recommended for passage on Wednesday to be sent to the Calendar and Rules committee, while the Senate version is expected to be taken up during the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on March 16.
Thursday marks one year since the remains of Evelyn Boswell were positively identified after investigators found her remains on a family member’s property in Sullivan County.
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