Dallas-area lawmakers propose legislation for new power to suspend bad caretakers

The bills filed by State Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano, and Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, came as a result of a WFAA investigation that state regulators lacked the authority to suspend a caretaker found to have abused, neglected or exploited their intellectually disabled client while they appeal that finding.
Published: 10:30 PM CDT March 15, 2019
Updated: 10:29 PM CDT March 15, 2019