HR 1145

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1145

To provide construction, architectural, and engineering entities with qualified immunity from liability for negligence when providing services or equipment on a volunteer basis in response to a declared emergency or disaster.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2011

Mr. REICHERT (for himself, Mr. MATHESON, Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California, and Mr. GARY G. MILLER of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide construction, architectural, and engineering entities with qualified immunity from liability for negligence when providing services or equipment on a volunteer basis in response to a declared emergency or disaster.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PROVISION OF QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE TO CONSTRUCTION, ARCHITECTURAL, AND ENGINEERING ENTITIES WHEN PROVIDING SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT ON A VOLUNTEER BASIS IN RESPONSE TO A DECLARED EMERGENCY OR DISASTER.

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