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Duties of citizen’s advisory councils – Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 5123.093

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The citizen’s advisory council established at each institution and branch institution under the control of the department of developmental disabilities has the following responsibilities:

  • Annually submit a report to the director of the department regarding matters affecting the institution, including allegations of dehumanizing practices and violations of individual or legal rights; and
  • Review institutional budgets, programs, services, and planning.

The chairperson of each advisory council, or his designee, must be notified within 24 hours of any alleged incident of abuse to a resident or staff member by anyone.


Current as of June 2015