Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

RSA 326-B:36(III)

Summary Title

Liability: Nurse During Emergency


When an emergency declaration is in effect, an out-of-state licensed nurse, who responds to provide emergency care, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act while providing emergency care.

Full Title

Emergency Treatment; Assisting the Board; Immunity From Civil Liability

Full Text

III. Nurses licensed in other states who respond to emergencies in New Hampshire during a civil disaster event shall be immune from civil liability and board action for acts or omissions in rendering such emergency care, or as a result of any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for further medical treatment or care.