Section 81.7 - Penalties

81.7 Penalties.

(a) In addition to any other penalties prescribed by law, any person who commits an act of physical abuse, mistreatment or neglect or who fails to report such an act may be liable for a penalty pursuant to section 12 of the Public Health Law after an opportunity to be heard.

(b) If upon review of the record, the commissioner determines that a violation of article 28 of the Public Health Law or rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto has occurred, the commissioner may pursue remedies against the facility or individual, including but not limited to, those set forth in sections 12, 12-b, 16, and 2803 of the Public Health Law.
 

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