In Section 210.117, Missouri law prohibits a child, who has been taken into custody, from being returned to the home of a parent or being placed in a home in which the parent or any person residing in the home who has been found guilty of certain crimes, when a child was the victim.
In section 211.038, Missouri law prohibits a child, who is under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, from being returned to the home of a parent or being in a home in which the parent or any person residing in the home who has been found guilty and a child was the victim of this same list of offenses.
This list now includes:
|When found guilty of a Felony Violation the following offenses apply:
|Rape in the 1st degree
|Rape in the 2nd degree
|Statutory rape 1st degree
|Sodomy in the 1st degree
|Sodomy in the 2nd degree
|Statutory sodomy in the first degree
|Sodomy in the 2nd degree
|Child molestation in the first degree
|Child molestation in the 2nd degree
|Child molestation in the 3rd degree
|Child molestation in the 4th degree
|Sexual misconduct involving a child
|Sexual abuse in the 1st degree
|Sexual abuse in the 2nd degree
|Sex with an animal, sexual conduct with an animal.
|A person 21 years of age or older commits the offense of enticement of a child
|Abusing an individual through forced labor
|Trafficking for the purposes of slavery, involuntary servitude, peonage, or forced labor
|Trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation
|Sexual trafficking of a child in the second degree
|Contributing to human trafficking through the misuse of documentation
|When found guilty of any violation the following offenses apply:
|Abuse or neglect of a child, (Applies only when such abuse is sexual in nature)
|Trafficking in children
|Use of a child in a sexual performance
|Promoting a sexual performance by a child
|When found guilty of these offenses, which applied prior to August 28th, 2013.
|Deviate sexual assault
|Sexual misconduct 1st
|When found guilty of this offense, which applied prior to August 28th, 2017.
|Child used in sexual performance
|Promoting sexual performance by a child, penalties.
For all other violations of offenses in chapters 566 and 568 not specifically listed in subsection 1 of this section or for a violation of an offense committed in another state when a child is the victim that would be a violation of chapter 566 or 568, if committed in Missouri, the division may exercise its discretion regarding the placement of a child taken into the custody of the state in which a parent or any person residing in the home has been found guilty of any such offense. (Sections 210.117.3 and 211.038.3)
If the juvenile court determines that a child has abused another child, such abusing child shall be prohibited from returning to or residing in any residence located within one thousand feet of the residence of the abused child, or any child care facility or school that the abused child attends, until the abused child reaches eighteen years of age. The prohibitions of this subsection shall not apply where the alleged abuse occurred between siblings or children living in the same home. (Sections 210.117.4 and 211.038.4)