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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
NURSING HOMES AND RELATED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
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F.S. 400.0079
400.0079 Immunity.
(1) Any person making a complaint pursuant to this part who does so in good faith shall be immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that otherwise might be incurred or imposed as a direct or indirect result of making the complaint.
(2) Representatives of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program are immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that otherwise might be incurred or imposed during the good faith performance of official duties.
History.s. 33, ch. 75-233; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 79, 83, ch. 83-181; ss. 10, 29, 30, ch. 93-177; s. 49, ch. 93-217; s. 130, ch. 2000-349; s. 50, ch. 2000-367; s. 14, ch. 2006-121; s. 13, ch. 2015-31.
Note.Former s. 400.324.