HEALTH AND SAFETY
39-3914. Civil and criminal immunity — Exception. When an operation shall have been performed in compliance with the provisions of this law, no physician duly licensed to, without restriction, practice medicine and surgery in this state or other person legally participating in the execution of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable civilly or to criminal prosecution on account of such operation or participation therein, except in the case of negligence in the performance of said procedures. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to prevent sterilization of persons subject to this chapter as part of emergency medical treatment or the voluntary sterilization of a person competent to give his or her consent.
[39-3914, added 2003, ch. 189, sec. 2, p. 516.]