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65-1652. 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 pharmacy under oath and in good faith any information such person may have relating to alleged incidents of malpractice or the qualifications, fitness or character or a pharmacist shall be subject to a civil action for damages as a result of reporting such information.

(b) Any state, regional or local association of pharmacists 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 pharmacist to the board of pharmacy or to any committee or agent thereof, shall be immune from liability in any civil action, that is based upon such information 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 pharmacy act of the state of Kansas.

History: L. 1976, ch. 261, § 5; L. 1986, ch. 231, § 31; June 1.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Limited liability for certain associations of health care providers, review organizations and committee members thereof, see 65-1652.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Recent Legislation: The Kansas Approach to Medical Malpractice," Nancy Neal Scherer and Robert P. Scherer, 16 W.L.J. 395, 407 (1977).


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