2151.99 Penalty.

(A) Whoever violates division (D)(2) or (3) of section 2151.313 or division (H)(2) of section 2151.421 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

(B) Whoever violates division (D)(1) of section 2151.313 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.

(C) Whoever violates division (A)(1) of section 2151.421 of the Revised Code shall be punished as follows:

(1) Except as otherwise provided in division (C)(2) of this section, the offender is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

(2) The offender is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if the child who is the subject of the required report that the offender fails to make suffers or faces the threat of suffering the physical or mental wound, injury, disability, or condition that would be the basis of the required report when the child is under the direct care or supervision of the offender who is then acting in the offender's official or professional capacity or when the child is under the direct care or supervision of another person over whom the offender while acting in the offender's official or professional capacity has supervisory control.

Effective Date: 01-01-2002; 08-03-2006; 03-30-2007