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TITLE 5
PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN COURTS OF RECORD
CHAPTER 3
PARTIES TO ACTIONS
5-345.  immunity for aid during an emergency. (1) No architect, engineer, or contractor may be held liable for personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, or other loss related to any architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, construction, design, or other professional service provided by the architect or engineer, voluntarily or without compensation, or the contractor at the request or approval of a national, state, or local public official in response to a declared national, state, or local emergency, a disaster, or a catastrophic event. The provisions of this subsection shall apply to services rendered within ninety (90) days following the end of the declared emergency, disaster, or catastrophic event unless extended by executive order of the governor.
(2)  Limited liability under this section shall not apply if the injury, death, or damage is the result of unreasonable acts, gross negligence, or willful or wanton misconduct or if the architect, engineer, or contractor did not act as a reasonable architect, engineer, or contractor would have under the same or similar circumstances.

History:
[5-345, added 2020, ch. 217, sec. 1, p. 642.]


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