2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 45 - Other Required Equipment
4586 - Civil immunity for child passenger safety technicians and lenders of child passenger restraint systems and booster seats.

     § 4586.  Civil immunity for child passenger safety technicians
                and lenders of child passenger restraint systems and
                booster seats.
        (a)  Technician immunity.--A child passenger safety
     technician or sponsoring organization shall not be civilly
     liable for an act or omission that occurs solely in the
     inspection, installation or adjustment of a child passenger
     restraint system or child booster seat in a motor vehicle or in
     the giving of advice or assistance regarding the installation or
     adjustment of a child passenger restraint system or child
     booster seat in a motor vehicle if:
            (1)  the child passenger safety technician acts in good
        faith and within the scope of the training for which the
        technician is currently certified;
            (2)  the act or omission does not constitute gross
        negligence or willful or wanton misconduct;
            (3)  the inspection, installation or adjustment of the
        child passenger restraint system or child booster seat or the
        advice or assistance is provided without fee or charge to the
        owner or operator of the motor vehicle; and
            (4)  the inspection, installation or adjustment of the
        child passenger restraint system or child booster seat is not
        provided in conjunction with the for-profit sale of the child
        passenger restraint system or child booster seat.
        (b)  Lender immunity.--No person or organization who or which
     lends to another person or organization a child passenger
     restraint system or appropriately fitting child booster seats,
     as described in section 4581 (relating to restraint systems),
     shall be liable for any civil damages resulting from any acts or
     omission, except any act or omission intentionally designed to
     harm, or any grossly negligent act or omission resulting in harm
     to another.
        (c)  Definitions.--As used in this section, the following
     words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this
     subsection:
        "Child passenger safety technician."  An individual who holds
     a current certification as a child passenger safety technician
     or technician instructor by the National Highway Traffic Safety
     Administration of the United States Department of
     Transportation, the American Automobile Association or other
     entity designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety
     Administration.
     (Nov. 23, 1987, P.L.399, No.82, eff. imd.; July 15, 2004,
     P.L.694, No.75, eff. 60 days)

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