2019 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 20 - Governmental Tort Liability
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 29-20-109. Immunity of local education agency employees from asbestos-related liability.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 29-20-109 (2019)

Local education agency employees, including board members, superintendents, teachers and non-professional staff members, shall be absolutely immune from liability for acts and omissions within the scope of the employee's office arising from the detection, management or removal of asbestos from buildings and other structures owned or controlled by the local education agency when the local education agency has complied with the United States environmental protection agency regulations relative to asbestos in schools; provided, that such immunity shall not apply if the acts or omissions of the employee were grossly negligent, willful, malicious, criminal or were done for personal gain.

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