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House Bill 1040


House Bill 1040

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1040 (Updated March 8, 2012 3:11 pm - DI 106)


Immunity for fast responders. Provides that if: (1) a county adopts an ordinance approving the provision of community fast responder services; and (2) the nonprofit corporation directing the provision of community fast responder services maintains a certain level of insurance; the liability of a community fast responder is limited to the amount of insurance. Provides that a community fast responder nonprofit corporation does not include a hospital or an entity operated or directed by a hospital. Provides that fast responders have the same immunity from liability as first responders. Requires a community fast responder nonprofit corporation to purchase an insurance policy that provides $700,000 of insurance coverage for the liability of the corporation's community fast responders. Provides that the limit of liability of a community fast responder nonprofit corporation is $5,000,000. Makes conforming amendments.
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