Bill Summary for H 404 (2021-2022)
Jun 29 2021
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AN ACT PROVIDING THAT PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IN A CIVIL ACTION EXCEPT IN CASES OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE AND WANTON OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OR WHEN THERE IS APPLICABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE AND MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO S.L. 2021-171, THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT.Intro. by Zachary, Warren.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Further amends GS 143B-1413 to also exempt employees of a law enforcement agency who are certified by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission from liability for any damages in a civil action resulting from death or injury to a person or from damage to property incurred by any person in connection with developing, adopting, implementing, maintaining, or operating the 911 system. Specifies that the statute does not apply to actions arising out of the operation or ownership of a motor vehicle by an employee of a law enforcement agency. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.