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Civil Actions - Immunity From Liability - Entering a Property to Provide Emergency Assistance or Medical Care

Sponsored by:

Delegate Young, K.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing immunity from civil liability for a first responder for any act undertaken when entering a property or gaining access to a property in order to provide emergency assistance or medical care in response to a 9-1-1 call provided the act is not one of gross negligence; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates K. Young, Folden, Frick, Jackson, Lam, Turner, and Vogt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0723
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Good Samaritan
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.