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SECTION 473-B
Reporting of endangered adults; persons in need of protective services
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 9-B, TITLE 2
§ 473-b. Reporting of endangered adults; persons in need of protective
services. Any person who in good faith believes that a person eighteen
years of age or older may be an endangered adult or in need of
protective or other services, pursuant to this article, and who, based
on such belief either:

(a) reports or refers such person to the department, office for the
aging, or any local social services district office or designated area
agency on aging, law enforcement agency, or any other person, agency or
organization that such person, in good faith, believes will take
appropriate action; or

(b) testifies in any judicial or administrative proceeding arising
from such report or referral shall have immunity from any civil
liability that might otherwise result by reason of the act of making
such report or referral or of giving of such testimony.