TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-27
Penalties for Abuse of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-27-10


§ 40.1-27-10 Penalties for acts of abuse or neglect.

(a) Any person who knowingly abuses, mistreats, or neglects a participant or commits any acts of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect as those terms are defined by § 40.1-27-1(a)(1), (2), (3), or (4), shall be fined not more than three thousand dollars ($3,000) or imprisoned not more than three (3) years, or both.

(b) Any person who commits any act of abuse as the term is defined by § 40.1-27-1(a)(5) shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 414, § 1.)