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Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Indiana

STATE AND STATUTE: Indiana, Code §§ 31-33-5-1 et seq. (originally enacted in 1997; statute language affecting what appears here most recently amended in 2017; all language verified here as of November of 2017)

WHAT IS REPORTABLE "ABUSE": Physical, sexual, or mental abuse. [31-33-5-1]

MANDATORY REPORTERS: "An individual who has reason to believe that a child is a victim of child abuse or neglect shall make a report." [31-33-5-1]

"If an individual is required to make a report under this article in the individual's capacity as a member of the staff of a…public or private institution, school, facility, or agency, the individual shall immediately notify the individual in charge of the institution, school, facility, or agency or the designated agent of the individual in charge of the institution, school, facility, or agency. An individual notified…shall report or cause a report to be made." [31-33-5-2]

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