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

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 28-717

Any person who willfully fails to make any report of child abuse or neglect required by § 28-711 shall be guilty of a class III misdemeanor.

False Reporting

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 28-716

Any person participating in an investigation, making a report of child abuse or neglect, or participating in a judicial proceeding resulting from a report shall be immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that might otherwise be incurred or imposed, except for maliciously false statements.