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2007 Minnesota Statutes

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609.234 FAILURE TO REPORT.
    Subdivision 1. Crime. Any mandated reporter who is required to report under section
626.557, who knows or has reason to believe that a vulnerable adult is being or has been
maltreated, as defined in section 626.5572, subdivision 15, and who does any of the following is
guilty of a misdemeanor:
(1) intentionally fails to make a report;
(2) knowingly provides information which is false, deceptive, or misleading; or
(3) intentionally fails to provide all of the material circumstances surrounding the incident
which are known to the reporter when the report is made.
    Subd. 2. Increased penalty. It is a gross misdemeanor for a person who is mandated to
report under section 626.557, who knows or has reason to believe that a vulnerable adult is
being or has been maltreated, as defined in section 626.5572, subdivision 15, to intentionally fail
to make a report if:
(1) the person knows the maltreatment caused or contributed to the death or great bodily
harm of a vulnerable adult; and
(2) the failure to report causes or contributes to the death or great bodily harm of a vulnerable
adult or protects the mandated reporter's interests.
History: 1995 c 229 art 2 s 6

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