SECTION 1. Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 224 the following section:
Section 225. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or any rule or regulation to the contrary, no health care provider, as defined in section 1 of this chapter or a health care provider licensed under chapter 112, shall be liable in a suit for damages or administrative sanctions as a result of good-faith acts or omissions while engaged in the performance of their duties in rendering emergency care; or providing treatment, advice, or assistance during a Governor declared statewide or regional pandemic or disaster; the activation of a hospital code help plan, so called; or due to a determination by the Department that there exists a critical shortage of available supplies to treat patients. This section does not apply in the case of willful, wanton, or reckless actions unrelated to the performance of their duties.
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