Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–661.11. Immunities, liabilities, and exceptions.

(a) Except as provided in § 7-661.10, no person shall be subject to civil or criminal liability or professional disciplinary action for:

(1) Participating in good faith compliance with this chapter;

(2) Refusing to participate in providing a covered medication under this chapter; or

(3) Being present when a qualified patient takes a covered medication.

(b) Nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted to lower the applicable standard of care for the attending physician, consulting physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, or other health care provider participating in this chapter.

(c) No request by a patient for a covered medication made in good-faith compliance with the provisions of this chapter shall provide the basis for the appointment of a guardian or conservator.