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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Code § 19-7-5(h)

Any person or official required by law to report a suspected case of child abuse who knowingly and willfully fails to do so shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.