Oregon Statutes - Chapter 678 - Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators - Section 678.128 - Liability of complainants, witnesses, investigators, counsel and board members in disciplinary proceedings.

(1) Members of the Oregon State Board of Nursing, members of its administrative and investigative staff and its attorneys acting as prosecutors or counsel shall have the same privileges and immunities from civil and criminal proceedings arising by reason of official actions as prosecuting and judicial officers of the state.

(2) No person who has made a complaint as to the conduct of a licensee of the board or who has given information or testimony relative to a proposed or pending proceeding for misconduct against the licensee of the board, shall be answerable for any such act in any proceeding except for perjury. [1981 c.369 §13]

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