Selected State Statutes: Washington

26.50.021. Actions on behalf of vulnerable adults -- Authority of department of social and health services -- Immunity from liability.

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26.50.021. Actions on behalf of vulnerable adults -- Authority of department of social and health services -- Immunity from liability.

The department of social and health services, in its discretion, may seek the relief provided in this chapter on behalf of and with the consent of any vulnerable adult as those persons are defined in RCW 74.34.020. Neither the department nor the state of Washington shall be liable for failure to seek relief on behalf of any persons under this section.