2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 9:2800.17 — Immunity of state and political subdivisions; operational activities related to hurricanes katrina and rita

§2800.17.  Immunity of state and political subdivisions; operational activities related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

A.(1)  The state, or any political subdivision thereof, or any public entity, meaning and including the state and any of its branches, departments, offices, agencies, boards, commissions, instrumentalities, officers, officials, employees, and their agents, employees, contractors, volunteers, or representatives engaged in any operational decisions or activities in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita shall not be civilly liable for the death of, or any injury to, any person or damage to property as a result of such activity, except in the event of gross negligence or willful misconduct.

(2)  Additionally, no student, employee, volunteer, parent, or person attending or visiting a school within an area affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita shall have a cause of action for damages against the local school district in the affected area for failure to warn, notify, remediate, clean-up, or repair, in its decisions or operations in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, except in the event of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the school district in the affected area.

Acts 2006, No. 402, §1, eff. June 15, 2006.

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