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 5-634 - Donated food.

§ 5-634. Donated food.
 

(a)  "Person" defined.- In this section, "person" has the meaning stated in § 21-322 of the Health - General Article. 

(b)  Persons whose liability not limited.- The limitation on liability provided for in subsection (c) of this section does not apply to any person who: 

(1) Donates food to a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association that sells or offers for sale any donated food; 

(2) Prepares donated food for use or distribution by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association that sells or offers for sale any donated food; or 

(3) Serves donated food distributed by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association that sells or offers for sale any donated food. 

(c)  Limitation on liability.- Unless the act or omission amounts to gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct, a person is not civilly liable for any act or omission that affects the nature, age, condition, or packaging of the donated food if the person in good faith: 

(1) Donates food for use or distribution by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association; 

(2) Prepares donated food for use or distribution by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association; 

(3) Serves donated food distributed by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association; or 

(4) Dispenses donated food distributed by a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association. 
 

[1990, ch. 546, § 3; 1997, ch. 14, § 9; 2002, ch. 19, § 10.] 
 

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