SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paris Hilton returned to Salt Lake Metropolis Tuesday for a ceremonial invoice signing for a legislation that regulates remedy facilities for troubled teenagers in Utah.
The laws for amenities that deal with teenagers with behavioral and psychological well being points gained remaining approval within the Legislature in early March, a couple of month after Hilton gave emotional testimony in assist of the invoice. Gov. Spencer Cox signed the invoice final month however held a ceremonial signing with Hilton on Tuesday.
The brand new legislation would require extra authorities oversight of youth residential remedy facilities and documentation for once they use restraints. It can additionally prohibit remedy facilities from utilizing sedation or mechanical restraints with out prior authorization.
Hilton testified she was abused mentally and bodily at a Utah boarding college, the place she stated workers members would beat her, power her to take unknown tablets, watch her bathe and ship her to solitary confinement with out garments as punishment.
The socialite and actuality TV star additionally spoke concerning the abuse in a documentary titled “That is Paris” that was launched this fall.
Because the documentary was launched, different celebrities have spoken out about their experiences on the college or others prefer it, together with Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson and tattoo artist Kat Von D.
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