Here Are The Mandatory Reporting Laws In New Mexico | Law & Crime

Here Are The Mandatory Reporting Laws In New Mexico

New Mexico

(1) Does the state require everyone to report child abuse, including sex abuse?  Yes.

(2) Does the law require coaches to report child abuse? Yes, because everyone is a mandatory reporter.

(3) Does the law require college staff to report child abuse? Yes, because everyone is a mandatory reporter.

(4) Does the law allow jail time for those who fail to properly report abuse? Yes; the penalty is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.

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