N.Y. Soc. Serv. Law § 420

Current through 2021 NY Law Chapters 1-451 and 453-482
Section 420 - Penalties for failure to report
1. Any person, official or institution required by this title to report a case of suspected child abuse or maltreatment who willfully fails to do so shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
2. Any person, official or institution required by this title to report a case of suspected child abuse or maltreatment who knowingly and willfully fails to do so shall be civilly liable for the damages proximately caused by such failure.

N.Y. Soc. Serv. Law § 420