A. It is unlawful for a person to intentionally make a false report of vulnerable adult abuse or neglect to a law enforcement agency or to another person who is required by law to report the information to a law enforcement agency.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2907.04

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105

B. A violation of this section is a class 1 misdemeanor