2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-18 - Cemeteries
Section 23-18-10.2 - Exemption from liability.
§ 23-18-10.2. Exemption from liability.
(a) A city, town, or public body shall not be held civilly liable for any breach of duty resulting in injury to the person or damage to the property or any person who voluntarily and without compensation, undertakes to maintain or to repair any designated historical cemetery pursuant to § 23-18-10.1, provided that nothing in this section shall eliminate or limit the liability of a city, town, or public body:
(1) For acts or omissions not in good faith or which involve intentional misconduct or a knowing violation of law; or
(2) For any malicious, willful, or wanton act.
(b) A private landowner permitting access over his or her property to a historical cemetery for the purpose of voluntary maintenance or repair of the cemetery shall not be held civilly liable for any breach of duty resulting in injury to the person or damage to the property of those seeking to repair or maintain the cemetery.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 416, § 1.)