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Senate Bill 0305


Senate Bill 0305

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Emergency 911 tort immunity. Provides that a governmental entity or employee is liable for a loss resulting from the development, adoption, implementation, operation, maintenance, or use of an enhanced emergency communication system unless the loss results from a failure or delay in the dispatch of emergency assistance because of: (1) malfunction of communications or emergency response equipment that could not reasonably have been prevented; or (2) all emergency response equipment and personnel available to the governmental entity have been dispatched to other emergencies. Requires a governmental entity to request assistance from all persons with whom the governmental entity has an emergency assistance agreement before the immunity applies.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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