(1) Does the state require everyone to report child abuse, including sex abuse? Yes.
(2) Does the law require coaches to report child abuse? Yes, because everyone is required to report.
(3) Does the law require college staff to report child abuse? Yes, because everyone is required to report.
(4) Does the law allow jail time for those who fail to properly report abuse? Yes; the penalty is a Class B Misdemeanor (punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $250 fine) for the first offense. A second offense is a Class A Misdemeanor (90 days to 12 months in jail; fines up to $500). A third or subsequent offense is a Class D Felony (one to five years in prison)
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