Section 3326.271 | Civil immunity, decisions not to provide mental health services.
A STEM school, member of a STEM school governing body, or STEM school employee is not liable in damages in a civil action for injury, death, or loss to person or property allegedly arising from a school employee's decision not to provide or procure mental health services for a suspended or expelled student under division (B)(2) of section 3313.668 of the Revised Code, unless the decision is made with malicious purpose, in bad faith, or in a wanton or reckless manner.
This section does not eliminate, limit, or reduce any other immunity or defense to which a STEM school, member of a STEM school governing body, or STEM school employee may be entitled to under Chapter 2744. or any other provision of the Revised Code or under the common law of this state.
Last updated November 7, 2023 at 3:36 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- April 8, 2019 – Enacted by House Bill 477 - 132nd General Assembly [ View April 8, 2019 Version ]