2016 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 83 - Particular Rights and Immunities
Section 8331.3 - Criminal victim aid good Samaritan civil immunity

42 PA Cons Stat § 8331.3 (2016) What's This?
§ 8331.3. Criminal victim aid good Samaritan civil immunity.

(a) General rule.--Any person who provides or obtains or attempts to provide or obtain assistance for a victim of a personal injury crime at the scene of the personal injury crime or attempted personal injury crime shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of any acts or omissions in providing or obtaining or attempting to provide or obtain assistance, except any acts or omissions intentionally designed to harm or any acts or omissions that constitute gross negligence or willful, wanton or reckless conduct.

(b) Definitions.--The terms "personal injury crime" and "victim" shall have the same meanings given to them in section 103 of the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act.

(Dec. 20, 2000, P.L.811, No.113, eff. 60 days; Oct. 31, 2003, P.L.200, No.31, eff. 60 days)

Cross References. Section 8331.3 is referred to in sections 8332.7, 8332.8 of this title.

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