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Indiana Code Title 34. Civil Law and Procedure § 34-6-2-51

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Sec. 51. ?(a)??Gratuitously renders emergency care?, for purposes of IC 34-30-12-1, means the giving of emergency care (including the use of an automatic external defibrillator):

(1)?that was volunteered without legal obligation on the part of the person rendering the emergency care; ?and

(2)?for which the person rendering the emergency care does not expect remuneration.

(b)?Emergency care may not be considered to be gratuitously rendered emergency care solely because of the failure to send a bill for the emergency care.

(a)?This article applies to a proceeding in the prosecution of a defendant for an offense, or for an attempt or conspiracy to commit an offense, for which the alleged victim is a person whose relationship to or association with the defendant is described by Section 71.0021(b), 71.003, or 71.005, Family Code.

(b)?In the prosecution of an offense described by Subsection (a), subject to the Texas Rules of Evidence or other applicable law, each party may offer testimony or other evidence of all relevant facts and circumstances that would assist the trier of fact in determining whether the actor committed the offense described by Subsection (a), including testimony or evidence regarding the nature of the relationship between the actor and the alleged victim.

(c)?This article does not permit the presentation of character evidence that would otherwise be inadmissible under the Texas Rules of Evidence or other applicable law.

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