Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Minn. Stat. 145A.06(8)(b)

Summary Title

Liability: Volunteer Health Care Practitioner


When an emergency declaration is in effect, an out-of-state licensed volunteer health practitioner, who is registered with an emergency registration system, is in good standing with their license, and who, in good faith, provides aid in Minnesota, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Commissioner; Powers and duties

Full Text

(b) A volunteer health practitioner qualified under paragraph (a) is entitled to the liability protections of section 192.89, subdivision 6, unless any license of the practitioner in any state has been suspended, revoked, or subject to an agency order limiting or restricting practice privileges, or has been voluntarily terminated under threat of sanction.