Advocacy Ed./Info – You can find links to discussions, lectures, and training to help you in your advocacy.
Burt’s Law – Signed into law in May 2015. It requires any person, staff member or volunteer, who witnesses a group home resident being sexually assualted, to report the offense within 24 hours to the Dept of Social Services, law enforcement, and the District Attorney. Failure to report with in 24 hours is a class A1 misdemeanor.The law also increased penalties for those who intentionally injure special needs adults in a facility. Click Here to read the law.
State Representative – Find your State Legislator and their contact information here. Also has links to Legislative sessions and other info.