Any person, official or institution required by this article
to report a case involving a child known or suspected to be abused
or neglected, or required by section five of this article to
forward a copy of a report of serious injury, who knowingly fails
to do so or knowingly prevents another person acting reasonably
from doing so, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction
thereof, shall be confined in jail not more than thirty days or
fined not more than $1,000, or both.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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