Valley lawmaker is pushing for Caylee's Law

FRESNO, Calif.

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Republican State Senator Tom Berryhill of Fresno announced a new bill - he calls "Caylee's Law." If passed, the law would make it a felony for those who fail to report a missing child under the age of 12 within 48 hours. It would also make it a felony to not report the death of a child under 18 or the location of the body within two hours. Parents we talked with support the law.

Myra Cole, Fresno resident, "I watch my grandchildren frequently. If they're out back playing, they go behind a tree, I'm right there. I think it really should be passed."

Rachel Rodriguez, Goshen resident, "Oh yeah, definitely. To me you should report it right away."

Senator Berryhill has already won the support of Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer and Fresno County District Attorney Elizabeth Egan. Berryhill says he's confident it will be passed because California is one of 17 states with serious loopholes in child safety laws brought to light by the Casey Anthony murder trial.

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