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Section 28.718

Act 176 of 2012

28.718 Immunity from civil liability.

Sec. 8.

(1) A broadcaster or newspaper that notifies the public that there is a missing senior or vulnerable adult medical alert and broadcasts or publishes to the public information contained in the report forwarded to the broadcaster or newspaper by a law enforcement agency, including a description of the missing senior or vulnerable adult and any other relevant information that would assist in locating the missing senior or vulnerable adult, is immune from civil liability for an act or omission related to the broadcast or the publication of the newspaper.

(2) The civil immunity described in subsection (1) does not apply to an act or omission that constitutes gross negligence or willful, wanton, or intentional misconduct.

History: 2012, Act 176, Imd. Eff. June 19, 2012

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