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609.507 FALSELY REPORTING CHILD ABUSE.
A person is guilty of a misdemeanor who:
(1) informs another person that a person has committed sexual abuse, physical abuse, or
neglect of a child, as defined in section 626.556, subdivision 2;
(2) knows that the allegation is false or is without reason to believe that the alleged abuser
committed the abuse or neglect; and
(3) has the intent that the information influence a child custody hearing.
History: 1988 c 662 s 3