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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Code. § 43-21-353(7)

Anyone who willfully violates any provision of this section shall be, upon being found guilty, punished by a fine not to exceed $5,000 or by imprisonment in jail not to exceed 1 year, or both.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.