2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 28 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
28-716 Person participating in an investigation or making report; immune from liability; civil or criminal.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 28-716 (2017)

28-716.

Person participating in an investigation or making report; immune from liability; civil or criminal.

Any person participating in an investigation or the making of a report of child abuse or neglect required by section 28-711 pursuant to or participating in a judicial proceeding resulting therefrom shall be immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that might otherwise be incurred or imposed, except for maliciously false statements.

Source

  • Laws 1977, LB 38, § 155;
  • Laws 1994, LB 1035, § 5;
  • Laws 2005, LB 116, § 7.

Annotations

  • The immunity from liability under state law provided by this section does not apply to a claim advanced under federal law, even if that claim is litigated in a Nebraska court. Shearer v. Leuenberger, 256 Neb. 566, 591 N.W.2d 762 (1999).

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