Civil immunity related to COVID-19

S.E.A. 1, P.L. 1 Effective: February 18, 2021 Provides civil tort immunity for damages arising from COVID-19 on the premises owned or operated by a person, on any premises on which the person or an employee or agent of the person provided property or services to … [Read more...]

Hospital and health facility visitation

S.E.A. 202, P.L. 142 Effective: April 29, 2021 In part: 3 - Provides certaincivil immunity for a facility, its employees, and contractors for an injury or harm caused by or resulting from: (1) the exposure of a contagious disease or other harmful agent that is … [Read more...]

Immunity for physician wellness programs

S.E.A. 365, P.L. 101 Effective: July 1, 2021 Defines "wellness program". Specifies that the proceedings and deliberations of a wellness program are confidential with certain exceptions. Provides that all minutes, records, reports, written expert opinions, … [Read more...]

Civil immunity related to COVID-19

H.E.A. 1002, P.L. 166 Effective: §§1,5-14, 16-19 effective retroactive to March 1, 2020; July 1, 2021 Protects health care providers from professional discipline for certain acts or omissions arising from a disaster emergency unless the act or omission constitutes … [Read more...]

Safe haven 911

H.E.A. 1230, P.L. 105 Effective: July 1, 2021 Provides that due to extenuating circumstances, if a child's parent or a person is unable to give up custody of a child under the procedure set forth in Indiana's safe haven law, the child's parent or the person may … [Read more...]

Civil immunity related to COVID-19

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1002 sponsored by Sen. Messmer and Sen. Liz Brown regarding civil immunity related to COVID-19. The bill protects health care providers from professional discipline for certain acts or omissions related to health care services … [Read more...]

Immunity for physician wellness programs

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 365 on immunity for physician wellness programs sponsored by Rep. Schaibley. This bill defines "wellness program" for physicians. It also specifies that the proceedings and deliberations of a wellness program are confidential, but … [Read more...]

Civil immunity related to COVID-19

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 1 on civil immunity related to COVID-19 authored by Sen. Messmer and Koch.  The bill provides civil tort immunity for damages arising from COVID-19 on the premises owned or operated by a person, on any premises on which the person … [Read more...]