Jacob's Law now in place thanks to Clara City, Minn., mother and son Jacob
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton today signed Jacob's Law, named after Jacob Gould and written to keep other youths from experiencing the same things he has.
The new law requires law enforcement officials to notify both parents if a child is a victim of neglect, physical abuse or sexual abuse outside of the home. Also, local welfare officials must be notified.
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