Section 724.017. Blood Specimen

(a) Only a physician, qualified technician, chemist, registered professional nurse, or licensed vocational nurse may take a blood specimen at the request or order of a peace officer under this chapter. The blood specimen must be taken in a sanitary place.

(b) The person who takes the blood specimen under this chapter, or the hospital where the blood specimen is taken, is not liable for damages arising from the request or order of the peace officer to take the blood specimen as provided by this chapter if the blood specimen was taken according to recognized medical procedures. This subsection does not relieve a person from liability for negligence in the taking of a blood specimen.

(c) In this section, "qualified technician" does not include emergency medical services personnel.

  • Jose

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  • hubert isaacks

    Warrant issued for EMS. What is considered a sanitary place? Certainly not the jail or an office next to the booking desk!

    Would the D in a DWI case have to be taken to a hospital or clinic? I think so! What do you think?
    Hubert Isaacks

  • hubert isaacks

    Warrant issued for EMS. What is considered a sanitary place? Certainly not the jail or an office next to the booking desk!

    Would the D in a DWI case have to be taken to a hospital or clinic? I think so! What do you think?
    Hubert Isaacks

    What do you mean; to many comments? I have never sent one!

  • michael j. calderon

    i have A DWI Case Pending.My blood was Drawn with my consent under theunderstanding that my medication was taken and that my debites was at a under high rick level. I was also inteidated my the offier with death theats.Do have a case of harrasment by the austin police department. thank you for your time and consideration

    Michael J. Calderon( long time austinit)

  • michael j. calderon

    i have A DWI Case Pending.My blood was Drawn with my consent under theunderstanding that my medication was taken and that my debites was at a under high rick level. I was also inteidated my the offier with death theats.Do have a case of harrasment by the austin police department. thank you for your time and consideration

    Michael J. Calderon( long time austinit)

  • michael j. calderon

    i have A DWI Case Pending.My blood was Drawn with my consent under theunderstanding that my medication was taken and that my debites was at a under high rick level. I was also inteidated my the offier with death theats. thank you for your time and consideration

    Michael J. Calderon( long time austinit)

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