TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-22
Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-22-26


§ 40.1-22-26 Deprivation of rights.

Any person who willfully withholds from or denies to any person admitted to a facility as defined in § 40.1-22-3 any of his or her rights as granted in this chapter shall, on conviction thereof, be fined not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000) or imprisoned not exceeding two (2) years at the discretion of the court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 324, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-43.1-26; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 139.)