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The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2648--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 61-8D-4b, relating to creating the criminal offense of child neglect by voluntary intoxication; establishing elements of the offenses; establishing enhanced penalties for second and subsequent offenses; making third and subsequent offenses a felony; allowing convictions in other jurisdictions to constitute a prior conviction for enhancement purposes; and establishing criminal penalties.