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Sec. 11.51.200. Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the first degree.
 (a) A person commits the crime of endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the first degree if the person
     (1) intentionally abandons a vulnerable adult in any place under circumstances creating a substantial risk of physical injury to the vulnerable adult and the vulnerable adult is in the person’s care
          (A) by contract or authority of law; or

          (B) in a facility or program that is required by law to be licensed by the state; or

     (2) violates AS 11.51.210 and, as a result of the violation, the vulnerable adult suffers serious physical injury.

 (b) Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the first degree is a class C felony.

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