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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12V: Exemption of certain individuals rendering emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation from civil liability

Section 12V. Any person who, in good faith, attempts to render emergency care including, but not limited to, cardiopulmonary resuscitation or defibrillation, and does so without compensation, shall not be liable for acts or omissions, other than gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct, resulting from the attempt to render such emergency care.