SB 792 Provides immunity from liability for certain healthcare professionals assisting law enforcement or governmental agencies in certain planned activities
Sponsor: Champion
LR Number: 3380S.01I Fiscal Note: 3380-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/10/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S74
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 792 - This act provides that any physician, surgeon, nurse, or emergency medical technician shall be immune from tort liability, other than for gross negligence or willful or wanton behavior, when providing uncompensated care while assisting law enforcement teams or governmental agencies that are engaging in certain planned emergency response, search and rescue, arrest, search and seizure, or training activities.