10 U.S. Code § 919b - Art. 119b. Child endangerment

Any person subject to this chapter—
(1)
who has a duty for the care of a child under the age of 16 years; and
(2)
who, through design or culpable negligence, endangers the child’s mental or physical health, safety, or welfare;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
Effective Date

Section effective on Jan. 1, 2019, as designated by the President, with implementing regulations and provisions relating to applicability to various situations, see section 5542 of Pub. L. 114–328 and Ex. Ord. No. 13825, set out as notes under section 801 of this title.