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§ 2070.17a. Immunity from liability

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: February 18, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 2. Miscellaneous Laws Relating to Schools
Educator Discipline Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: February 18, 2014
24 P.S. § 2070.17a
§ 2070.17a. Immunity from liability
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to civil liability for filing a complaint or a report or for providing information to or cooperating with the department or the commission in the course of an investigation or proceeding conducted under this act.
(b) A school entity which provides information about the professional conduct of a former or current employe to a prospective employer of that employe is immune from civil liability for the disclosure of the information.
(c) This section shall not apply to malicious action by any person or school entity or the provision of false information if the person or school entity knew, or had reason to know, that the information was false.


1973, Dec. 12, P.L. 397, No. 141, § 17.1, added 2000, Dec. 20, P.L. 918, No. 123, § 7, effective in 60 days. Amended 2013, Dec. 18, P.L. 1205, No. 120, § 10, effective in 60 days [Feb. 18, 2014].
24 P.S. § 2070.17a, PA ST 24 P.S. § 2070.17a
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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