TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-27
Penalties for Abuse of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-27-6

§ 40.1-27-6. Immunity from liability.

Any person who, in good faith, makes an oral or written report pursuant to § 40.1-27-2, excluding any perpetrator or conspirator of the acts described in § 40.1-27-1, shall have immunity from any liability, civil or criminal, that might be incurred as a result of having made the report. No program shall discharge, or in any manner discriminate or retaliate against any person who, in good faith, makes a report, testifies, or is about to testify in any proceeding about the abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of participants.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 414, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 144.)