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November 28, 2023

22-18-1.4. Aggravated battery of an infant--Felony

Any person who intentionally or recklessly causes serious bodily injury to an infant, less than three years old, by causing any intracranial or intraocular bleeding, or swelling of or damage to the brain, whether caused by blows, shaking, or causing the infant’s head to impact with an object or surface is guilty of aggravated battery of an infant. Aggravated battery of an infant is a Class 2 felony. A second or subsequent violation of this section is a Class 1 felony.