Penalties for Failure to Report and False Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect - Alaska

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Alaska Stat. § 47.17.068

A person who fails to comply with the laws requiring reports of child abuse or neglect or child pornography and who knew or should have known that the circumstances gave rise to the need for a report is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.