Immunity for Persons Who Report Child Abuse and Neglect - Rhode Island

Date: January 2023

Immunity for Making Reports

Citation: Gen. Laws § 40-11-4

Any person participating in good faith in making a report pursuant to the reporting laws shall have immunity from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

Additional Provisions of Immunity

Citation: Gen. Laws § 40-11-4

Any such participant shall have the same immunity with respect to participation in any judicial proceeding resulting from the report.

Limitations to Immunity

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.