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  *578.350.  Until December 31, 2016 — Gunshot wounds — physicians, nurses, therapists, duty to report, content — violation, penalty. — 1.  Any person licensed under chapter 334 or 335 who treats a person for a wound inflicted by gunshot shall immediately report to a local law enforcement official the name and address of the person, if known, and if unknown, a description of the person, together with an explanation of the nature of the wound and the circumstances under which the treatment was rendered.

  2.  Any person licensed under chapter 334 or 335 who knowingly fails to report the injuries described in this section is guilty of the offense of medical deception.

  3.  Medical deception is an infraction.


(L. 1985 S.B. 54 § 1)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

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