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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 13207

Any person required to report who fails to report an instance of child abuse that he or she knows to exist or reasonably should know to exist is guilty of a misdemeanor that is punishable by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 6 months or a fine of no more than $1,000, or both.

A second or subsequent conviction shall be a felony in the third degree.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.