State Assemblyman Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) said one bill would mandate parenting classes and the other would lessen the amount of physical force that can be used legally against a child.The bills followed the indictments of Cesar Rodriguez, 27, and Nixzaliz Santiago, 27, who were charged in Brooklyn with murder, imprisonment and other charges in the killing of their 7-year-old daughter Jan. 11. Both face up to 25 years to life in prison if they are convicted.
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