609.231 MISTREATMENT OF RESIDENTS OR PATIENTS.
Whoever, being in charge of or employed in any facility required to be licensed under the
provisions of sections
, intentionally abuses, ill-treats, or culpably
neglects any patient or resident therein to the patient's or resident's physical detriment may be
sentenced to imprisonment for not more than one year or to payment of a fine of not more than
$3,000, or both.
History: 1973 c 688 s 9; 1976 c 173 s 60; 1984 c 628 art 3 s 11; 1986 c 444