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The DC Code: § 7-1908 Qualified immunity for person reporting alleged abuse.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

Any person who reports an alleged case of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation pursuant to § 7-1903 shall be immune from civil or criminal liability for so reporting if he, she, or it has acted in good faith.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2508. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-67 substituted "neglect, self-neglect," for "neglect,". Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 5-156, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1901. For Law 16-67, see notes following § 7-1901. Miscellaneous Notes Delayed application of Law 5-156: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1901. DC CODE § 7-1908 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-156, § 9, 32 DCR 13; Mar. 8, 2006, D.C. Law 16-67, § 2(h), 53 DCR 40.)