The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 1305. Cruelty by person having custody of another
A person having the custody, charge, care, or control of another person, who inflicts unnecessary cruelty upon such person, or unnecessarily and cruelly fails to provide such person with proper food, drink, shelter, or protection from the weather, or unnecessarily and cruelly neglects to properly care for such person, shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $200.00, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 15.)