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65-1515.Immunity from liability in civil actions for reporting, communicating and investigating certain information concerning alleged malpractice incidents and other information; conditions. (a) No person reporting to the board of examiners in optometry under oath and in good faith any information such person may have relating to alleged incidents of malpractice or the qualifications, fitness or character of a person licensed to practice optometry shall be subject to a civil action for damages as a result of reporting such information.

(b) Any state, regional or local association of licensed optometrists and the individual members of any committee thereof, which in good faith investigates or communicates information pertaining to the alleged incidents of malpractice or the qualifications, fitness or character of any licensee to the board of examiners in optometry or to any committee or agent thereof, shall be immune from liability in any civil action, that is based upon such investigation or transmittal of information if the investigation and communication was made in good faith and did not represent as true any matter not reasonably believed to be true.

(c) This section shall be a part of and supplemental to the optometry law.

History: L. 1976, ch. 261, § 2; July 1.



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