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A. Any person having reason to believe that a person or child-placing agency is engaging in the crime of trafficking in children, as described in Section 2-666, who fails to report the matter promptly to the Osage Nation Police Department, or other appropriate law enforcement agency, is guilty of committing the criminal offense of failure to report trafficking in children.

B. Any person convicted of violating this section shall be punished by imprisonment in the Tribal Jail for a term not to exceed one year, or by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or both.

C. Any person who knowingly and willfully fails to promptly report suspected trafficking in children or who interferes with the prompt reporting of trafficking in children and who is licensed by the Osage Nation, or an Indian nation or state entity, shall be reported to the licensing entity and may be subject to discipline, including license revocation or suspension.

D. The Nation Police shall notify the Osage Nation Attorney General no later than seven days after receiving a report.

E. No privilege, conflict, or contract shall relieve any person from the reporting requirements in this section.

F. The reporting requirements in this section are individual, and no employer, supervisor or administrator shall interfere with the reporting requirement of any employee or other person or in any manner discriminate or retaliate against the employee or other person who in good faith reports suspected trafficking in children, or who provides testimony in any proceeding involving trafficking in children. Any employer, supervisor or administrator who discharges, discriminates or retaliates against the employee or other person shall be liable for damages, costs, and attorney fees. ONCA 22-33, eff. Apr. 25, 2022.