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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Code § 45.2002(d)

Any person who willfully violates the provisions of subsection (a) (requiring certain persons to report) commits a class A misdemeanor and is liable for damages proximately caused.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.