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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Code § 4-1321.07

Any person required to make a report under the reporting laws who willfully fails to make such a report shall be fined no more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01 ($1,000) or imprisoned for no more than 180 days, or both.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.