Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 39
HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 53
ADULT ABUSE, NEGLECT AND EXPLOITATION ACT
39-5303A.  Exemption from duty to report — Limited application of exemption. (1) The requirements set forth in section 39-5303, Idaho Code, pertaining to the reporting of instances of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult to the commission or the department shall not apply to situations involving resident-to-resident contact within public or private health facilities or state licensed or certified facilities which serve vulnerable adults, except in those cases involving sex abuse, death or serious physical injury that jeopardizes the life, health or safety of a vulnerable adult or repeated resident-to-resident physical or verbal altercations, not resulting in observable physical or mental injury, but constituting an ongoing pattern of resident behavior that a facility’s staff are unable to remedy through reasonable efforts.
(2)  This exemption applies only to reports involving resident-to-resident abuse that are to be directed to the commission or the department pursuant to section 39-5303, Idaho Code. This exemption shall not limit any other reporting obligation or requirement whether statutory or otherwise.

History:
[39-5303A, added 2000, ch. 104, sec. 1, p. 232.]


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