§40.1-26-7  Deprivation of rights – Penalty. –

Published: 2015

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TITLE 40.1

Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-26

Rights for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-26-7

   § 40.1-26-7  Deprivation of rights –

Penalty. –

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,

§ 143.)