§16-11-2. Immunity of persons performing operation.
No properly licensed health care facility or any
superintendent or administrator thereof, or physician or any
other person legally participating in any such properly requested
sterilization operation shall be liable either civilly or
criminally by reason of such participation: Provided, That this
section shall not be construed to be in derogation of any
actionable negligence occurring during or tort liability arising
from such operation.