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      RS 40:2009.17     


§2009.17.  Retaliation by health care provider

No discriminatory or retaliatory action shall be taken by any health care provider or government agency against any person or client by whom or for whom any communication was made to the department or unit, provided the communication is made in good faith for the purpose of aiding the office or unit to carry out its responsibilities.  Any person who knowingly or willfully violates the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars.

Added by Acts 1978, No. 687, §2; Acts 1990, No. 859, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1002, §1.

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