2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1441.2 — Nonimposition of master-servant liability on state by civil code article 2320 and other laws for torts of parish officials; insurance coverage; interlocal risk management programs


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§1441.2. Nonimposition of master-servant liability on state by Civil Code Article 2320 and other laws for torts of parish officials; insurance coverage; interlocal risk management programs

A. Civil Code Article 2320 and other laws imposing liability on a master for the offenses and quasi offenses of his servant shall not extend or apply to and shall not impose liability upon the state for the offenses and quasi offenses of any of those public officers named in Article V, Sections 26, 27, 28, and 29, and Article VII, Section 24, of the Constitution of Louisiana or any of their officers, deputies, assistants, employees, appointees, designees, or representatives.

B. Such public officers shall, by commercial insurance carriers, by self-insurance funds, by joining an interlocal risk management program, or by a combination of any two or more of them, secure general liability insurance coverage on themselves and on their officers, deputies, assistants, employees, appointees, designees, and representatives in amounts of not less than twenty thousand dollars per injured person. Such public officers may secure this insurance coverage themselves or through their respective associations. For purposes of being able to form new interlocal risk management programs or to join existing ones, the office of each such public officer in each parish of the state shall be deemed to be a separate "local governmental subdivision", and each association of such public officers and each combination of such associations shall be deemed to qualify as an "interlocal risk management agency", all within the meanings set forth in R.S. 33:1342.

Acts 1985, No. 451, §1; Acts 1989, No. 364, §1, eff. June 28, 1989; Acts 1995, No. 828, §4, eff. Nov. 23, 1995.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1989, NO. 364, §2.}}

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