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Chapter 55     Entire Code


ARTICLE 1. STATUTE OF FRAUDS.

ARTICLE 2. LIMITATION OF ACTIONS AND SUITS.

ARTICLE 2A. LIMITATION ON FOREIGN CLAIMS.

ARTICLE 3. UNLAWFUL ENTRY OR DETAINER.

ARTICLE 3A. REMEDIES FOR WRONGFUL OCCUPATION OF RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY.

ARTICLE 3B. REMEDIES FOR WRONGFUL OCCUPATION OF FACTORY-BUILT HOME SITE.

ARTICLE 4. EJECTMENT.

ARTICLE 5. ALLOWANCE FOR IMPROVEMENTS.

ARTICLE 6. RECOVERY OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

ARTICLE 7. ACTIONS FOR INJURIES.

ARTICLE 7A. LIABILITY OF PARENTS.

ARTICLE 7B. MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY.

ARTICLE 7C. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR QUALIFIED DIRECTORS OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENTAL AND NONPROFIT ENTITIES.

ARTICLE 7D. GOOD SAMARITAN FOOD DONATION ACT.

ARTICLE 7E. DUTY TO MITIGATE DAMAGES IN EMPLOYMENT CLAIMS.

ARTICLE 7F. ASBESTOS BANKRUPTCY TRUST CLAIMS TRANSPARENCY ACT.

ARTICLE 7G. ASBESTOS AND SILICA CLAIMS PRIORITIES ACT.

ARTICLE 7H. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE PLANS AND PERSONNEL ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOLS.

ARTICLE 7I. SUCCESSOR ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITY.

ARTICLE 7J. FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF AN ELDERLY PERSON, PROTECTED PERSON OR INCAPACITATED ADULT.

ARTICLE 8. ACTIONS ON CONTRACTS.

ARTICLE 9. GAMING CONTRACTS.

ARTICLE 10. ARBITRATION.

ARTICLE 11. LIS PENDENS.

ARTICLE 12. JUDICIAL SALES.

ARTICLE 12A. LEASE AND CONVEYANCE OF MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY MISSING OR UNKNOWN OWNERS OR ABANDONING OWNERS.

ARTICLE 13. UNIFORM DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS ACT.

ARTICLE 14. UNIFORM ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS ACT.

ARTICLE 15. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION COMMISSION.

ARTICLE 16. CIVIL REMEDY FOR WORTHLESS CHECK.

ARTICLE 17. PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE.

ARTICLE 18. LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS REGARDING FIREARMS MANUFACTURE AND SALE.

ARTICLE 7K. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FACILITIES AND RESIDENTIAL RECOVERY FACILITIES.

§55-7K-1. Limiting civil liability for certain behavioral health facilities and residential recovery facilities providing crisis stabilization services and/or drug and alcohol detoxification services, substance use disorder services, and/or drug overdose services on a short-term basis.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, no behavioral health facility that is licensed in this state, another state, or operated by the state, or one of its political  subdivisions, and no residential recovery facility certified by or meeting the standards of a national certifying body, nor any of their directors, officers, employees, and agents shall be liable for injury or civil damages related to the provision of short-term crisis stabilization and/or drug and alcohol detoxification services, substance use disorder services, drug overdose services, and/or withdrawal services to the extent the injury or damages arise from an individual’s refusal of services, election to discontinue services, failure to follow the orders or instructions of a facility, voluntary departure, elopement, or abandonment from a facility, with or without notice to others, so long as the services are offered in good faith, the facility does not require payment from the individual receiving the services, and the injury or damages are not proximately caused by the gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct of the facility, or its directors, officers, employees, or agents.

§55-7K-2. Applicability of provisions.

(a) The provisions of this article are applicable to all causes of action accruing on or after July 1, 2018.

(b) The provisions of this article operate in addition to, and not in derogation of, any of the provisions contained in §55-7B-1 et seq. of this code.

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