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604A.31 MISCELLANEOUS PUBLIC BENEFIT OR FUNCTION.

Subdivision 1.Nursing home receivers.

Certain nursing home receivers are immune from personal liability as provided in section 144A.15, subdivision 4.

Subd. 2.Health care review organizations.

Certain persons involved in health care review organization activities are immune from liability as provided in section 145.63.

Subd. 2a.Prescriptions for released persons.

A physician, physician's assistant, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist in psychiatric and mental health nursing who prescribes drugs for a prisoner or committed person is immune from liability for conduct of that person related to the use or nonuse of medicine as provided in section 147.231.

Subd. 3.Background checks.

(a) Certain persons who issue certificates in conjunction with gun permit background checks are immune from liability as provided in section 624.713, subdivision 1.

(b) Employers who provide information in conjunction with background investigations of applicants for employment with a law enforcement agency are immune from civil liability as provided in section 626.87, subdivision 4.

Subd. 4.Firefighter and peace officer investigations.

Employers who provide information in conjunction with employment investigations of applicants for fire protection service positions or peace officer positions are immune from civil liability as provided in section 299F.036, subdivision 4, or 626.87.