Utah

Code Section
62A-4a-401, et seq.

What Constitutes Abuse
Causing harm or threatened harm to a child’s health or welfare through neglect or abuse including nonaccidental physical or mental injury, incest, sexual abuse/exploitation, molestation, or repeated negligent treatment

Mandatory Reporting Required By
Physicians, nurses, other licensed health care professionals, other officials and institutions, any person (except priest/clergy unless person making confession consents)

Basis of Report of Abuse/Neglect
Physicians, nurses, other licensed health care professionals, other officials and institutions, any person (except priest/clergy unless person making confession consents)

To Whom Reported
Nearest peace officer, law enforcement agency, or office of the division

Penalty for Failure to Report or False Reporting
Class B misdemeanor (must be commenced within 4 years from date of knowledge of offense)


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