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  • Acts
  • 2000
  • Chapter 349 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CIVIL LIABILITY OF QUALIFIED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICAL SPECIALISTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Chapter 123 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 22, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 22. Physicians, qualified psychologists, qualified psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists and police officers shall be immune from civil suits for damages for restraining, transporting, applying for the admission of or admitting any person to a facility or the Bridgewater state hospital, if the physician, qualified psychologist, qualified psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialist or police officer acts pursuant to this chapter.

Approved December 21, 2000.