MANDATORY REPORTING RULE

Pursuant to federal law, all adults authorized to interact with a minor or amateur athletes who learn of facts that give reason to suspect that a child has suffered an incident
of child abuse, including sexual abuse, shall make a report of the suspected abuse to law enforcement and/or your state's designated agency within 24 hours.

ARTICLE 306

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

.1 It is every member’s responsibility to promptly report any incident regarding sexual misconduct by a member as described in Article 304.3.8 to USA Swimming’s Director
of Safe Sport. Reporting must occur when an individual has firsthand knowledge of misconduct or where specific and credible information has been received from a victim
or knowledgeable third party. Various state laws may also require reporting to law enforcement or to a designated child protection agency.

 

.2 No member shall retaliate against any individual who has made a good faith report under 306.1.
 

.3 False reporting of sexual misconduct made in bad faith is prohibited.
 

.4 Neither civil nor criminal statutes of limitation apply to reports of cases of sexual abuse.”