Maine Revised Statutes

§2258-A. Administration of medication

Any employee of an institution under the control of the Department of Health and Human Services or of an institution licensed by the State as a hospital, nursing home, extended care facility or boarding home who, in the exercise of due care, is authorized by the head of that institution or a designee to perform selected activities in the administration of medications and any individual who, in the exercise of due care, is delegated those functions by a licensed allopathic or osteopathic physician is immune from criminal prosecution and civil liability for that administration of medication prior to January 1, 1978 but not after January 1, 1978. [1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §82 (AMD); 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §83 (AFF); 2001, c. 354, §3 (AMD); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV).]

SECTION HISTORY
1973, c. 535, (NEW). 1973, c. 737, §2 (AMD). 1975, c. 698, §5 (AMD). 1977, c. 497, §11 (AMD). 1993, c. 600, §A138 (AMD). 1995, c. 560, §K82 (AMD). 1995, c. 560, §K83 (AFF). 2001, c. 354, §3 (AMD). 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV).