PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
56-1015. Failure to obtain consent. No person licensed under sections 56-1011 through 56-1023, Idaho Code, or physician or hospital licensed in this state shall be subject to civil liability, based solely upon failure to obtain consent in rendering emergency medical, surgical, hospital or health services to any individual regardless of age where that individual is unable to give this consent for any reason and there is no other person reasonably available who is legally authorized to consent to the providing of such care, provided, however, that such person, physician, or hospital has acted in good faith and without knowledge of facts negating consent. The provision or refusal of consent under sections 56-1011 through 56-1023, Idaho Code, shall be governed by chapter 45, title 39, Idaho Code.
[(56-1015) 39-143, added 1976, ch. 187, sec. 4, p. 674; am. 1996, ch. 26, sec. 6, p. 61; am. and redesig. 2001, ch. 110, sec. 8, p. 373; am. 2005, ch. 120, sec. 7, p. 393; am. 2009, ch. 189, sec. 6, p. 616.]