Law from article on how 93 year old Texas woman is being held against her will in Silverado nursing home

MaryGSykes.com

http://www.examiner.com/article/silverado-senior-living-retaliates-against-advocates-for-disabled-to-censor

Here is the law cited (so others can use in your cases)

State and Federal Law pertaining to advocating for the needs of the disabled under Title II or III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Elder Justice Act, the Older Americans Act, the Elder Bill of Rights as stated in Section 102.003 of the Texas Human Resources Code, Patient rights’ violations in Texas Administrative Code Sections 19.401-19.418, et seq, the First, Fifth, Fourteenth, Eighth Amendments to the United States Constitution, Articles I and V of the Texas Constitution, 18 U.S.C. 241 (Felony violation of Constitutional Rights), 18 U.S.C. 242 (Conspiracy to violate Constitutional Rights), 18 U.S.C. 247 (Conspiracy to deprive Americans of Free Exercise of Religion), the Texas Penal Code Sections 22.04 and more mandating reporting of any suspicion of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly and/or disabled. Attorneys are mandated reporters and…

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