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"Kilah's Law" officially introduced in NC House

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UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Kilah's Law is now officially up for debate in Raleigh.

Lawmakers introduced the tough punishments for child abusers on the NC House floor on Wednesday.

The law is named for Kilah Davenport.

Prosecutors say the Union County girl was left brain damaged at the hands of her stepfather.

"Kilah's Law" would raise the mandatory sentence for anyone convicted of beating a child.

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