Section 22-56-6

Abuse, exploitation, neglect - Penalties; reporting to agencies.

Any provider who abuses, exploits, or neglects a consumer in his or her care shall be subject to the civil and criminal remedies and penalties prescribed in Alabama law. All instances of abuse, exploitation, or neglect, as defined by Alabama law, shall be reported to appropriate licensing or investigative agencies, in a manner consistent with Alabama law.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-744, p. 1690, §6.)