Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–1371.13. Immunity from liability for making reports.

*NOTE: This section has been amended by emergency legislation with identical permanent legislation that will become effective in December, 2021.*

Any person, hospital, or institution participating in good faith in the making of a report pursuant to this subchapter shall have immunity from administrative, civil, or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed with respect to the making of the report. The same immunity shall extend to participation in any judicial proceeding involving the report. In all administrative, civil, or criminal proceedings concerning the child or resulting from the report, there shall be a rebuttable presumption that the maker of the report acted in good faith.