Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
Rights for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
§ 40.1-26-7 Deprivation of rights
Any person who willfully withholds from, or denies to, any participant in an
agency any of his or her rights as granted in this chapter or who retaliates
against a participant who exercises the right to register an alleged violation
of rights or on whose behalf a grievance is filed, shall on conviction thereof
be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned not exceeding
six (6) months.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 414, § 1; P.L. 1994, ch. 83, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 326,