The department of developmental disabilities shall determine whether county boards of developmental disabilities violate the rights that individuals with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities have under section 5126.046 of the Revised Code to obtain home and community-based services, nonmedicaid residential services, or nonmedicaid supported living from qualified and willing providers. The department shall provide assistance to an individual with mental retardation or other developmental disability who requests assistance with the individual's rights under that section if the department is notified of a county board's alleged violation of the individual's rights under that section.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.127, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 06-06-2001