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§ 8334. Civil immunity in mass immunization projects

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part VII. Civil Actions and Proceedings
Chapter 83. Particular Rights and Immunities (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter C. Immunities Generally
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8334
§ 8334. Civil immunity in mass immunization projects
(a) General rule.--Any physician who does not receive remuneration for his services in a mass immunization project approved in writing by the Department of Health or its designee under the provisions of the act of September 19, 1974 (P.L. 644, No. 210),1 and any registered nurse, or practical nurse licensed to practice in this Commonwealth who shall participate in such project and any State, county or local medical society, medical or health facility, agency or clinic approved by the department shall not be liable, except for gross negligence, to any person for illness, reaction, or adverse effect arising from or out of the use of any drug or vaccine in such project by such physician or such nurse. Neither the department nor its designee shall approve any such project unless the department or its designee finds that the project conforms to good medical and public health practice.
(b) Exception.--This section shall not exempt any drug manufacturer from any liability for any drug or vaccine used in such project.

Credits

1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective June 27, 1978. Amended 1978, April 28, P.L. 202, No. 53, § 10(97), effective June 27, 1978.

Footnotes

35 P.S. §§ 10151, 10152 (repealed); see 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8334.
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8334, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8334
Current through 2017 Regular Session Act 32
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