Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 74
Unlicensed Health Care Practices

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-74-2

§ 23-74-2. Maltreatment of minors prohibited.

Nothing in this chapter shall restrict the ability of a local law enforcement agency or the director of the department of children, youth and families to take action regarding the maltreatment of minors. A parent who obtains unlicensed health care for the parent’s minor child is not relieved of the duty to seek necessary medical care consistent with the requirements of the general laws. A complementary or alternative health care practitioner who is providing services to a child shall be subject to the reporting provisions of chapter 11 of title 40, entitled “Abused and Neglected Children.”

History of Section.
P.L. 2002, ch. 133, § 1.