2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-2-219. Mistreatment of consumer.

43A OK Stat § 43A-2-219 (2015) What's This?

Any officer or employee of a facility who maliciously assaults, beats, batters, abuses, or uses mechanical restraints, or willfully aids, abets, advises or permits any consumer confined therein to be maliciously assaulted, beaten, battered, abused, or mechanically restrained shall be guilty of a felony, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for not more than five (5) years, or a fine not exceeding Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or both fine and imprisonment.

Added by Laws 1953, p. 174, § 134, emerg. eff. June 3, 1953. Renumbered from § 134 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 468, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 5, § 340, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 2003, c. 46, § 7, emerg. eff. April 8, 2003; Laws 2005, c. 150, § 10, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 468 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.

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