2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 5 - LIMITATIONS, PROHIBITED ACTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES
Subtitle 6 - Immunities and Prohibited Actions - Health and Public Safety
Section 5-625 - Persons reporting abuse of the developmentally disabled.
§ 5-625. Persons reporting abuse of the developmentally disabled.
(a) In general.- A person who acts in good faith is not civilly liable for:
(1) Making a report under § 7-1005 of the Health - General Article;
(2) Participating in an investigation arising out of a report under § 7-1005 of the Health - General Article; or
(3) Participating in a judicial proceeding arising out of a report under § 7-1005 of the Health - General Article.
(b) Exception.- This section does not grant any immunity for an abuser who makes a report or participates in the investigation or proceeding.
[1990, ch. 546, § 3; 1997, ch. 14, § 9.]
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