Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Utah

State and Statute: Utah, Stats. §§ 62A-4a-402 et seq.

What Is Reportable "Abuse": Physical, sexual, or mental abuse or neglect. [62A-4a-401]

Mandatory Reporters: Any individual. [62A-4a-403(1)(a)]

How and Where to Report: To the nearest peace officer, law enforcement agency, or office of the division. [[62A-4a-403(1)(a)]

Timeline to Report: Immediately. [62A-4a-403(1)(a)]

Clergy Privilege: "(2) Subject to Subsection (3), the notification requirements… do not apply to a clergyman or priest, without the consent of the person making the confession, with regard to any confession made to the clergyman or priest in the professional character of the clergyman or priest in the course of discipline enjoined by the church to which the clergyman or priest belongs, if:

Log In For Full Access

Interested in becoming a member? Learn more.

View All
from our store
Talking to Your Congregation About Money

Talking to Your Congregation About Money

Helpful insights on talking about money and encouraging people to become generous givers.

ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.