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A. No person shall interfere with a lawful investigation of suspected child abuse.

B. No person shall retaliate by any means against any person who has made a good faith report of suspected child abuse or who cooperates with an investigation of suspected child abuse.

C. Any person who violates subsection (A) or (B) of this section shall be enjoined from such activity and shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per occurrence. The penalty shall be assessed by the Trial Court only after petition, notice, the opportunity to be heard and a determination that either interference or retaliation as set out in this section occurred.