Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 80. Persons With Disabilities
Section 20. Protection and Advocacy of Rights.
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AS 47.80.020. Protection and Advocacy of Rights.

The department shall establish a system to protect and advocate rights of persons with disabilities. The system

(1) has the authority to pursue legal, administrative, and other appropriate remedies to assure the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities; and

(2) shall be independent of any state agency that provides treatment, services, or habilitation of persons with disabilities.


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