2011 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 1 - CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 39 - GOVERNMENTAL CLAIMS
1-39-121. Granting immunity for year 2000 computer date failures.


WY Stat § 1-39-121 (1997 through Reg Sess) What's This?

(a) Notwithstanding the waiver of immunity for tort liability provided by W.S. 1-39-105 through 1-39-112 or the waiver of immunity in actions based on contract provided by W.S. 1-39-104, a governmental entity and its public employees while acting within the scope of duties are immune from a civil action in tort, contract or otherwise alleging, in whole or in part, computational, operational or interpretive errors, malfunctions or failure generated by computer or information system hardware or software or any other such device, including, but not limited to, any device containing or using date dependent embedded chips owned, controlled or operated by such governmental entity or its public employees arising out of or in connection with the year 2000 date change.

(b) Repealed By Laws 2010, Ch. 27, 2.

(c) A contract subject to this section which is entered into on or after the effective date of this act has the legal effect of including the immunity required by this section, and any provision of the contract which is in conflict with this section is void.

(d) This section shall not be interpreted to interfere with a citizen's or governmental client's right to receive statutorily mandated services, entitlements or compensation from a governmental entity. In the event of a governmental entity's failure to deliver such services, entitlements, or compensation due to computational, operational or interpretive errors, malfunctions or failure arising out of or in connection with the year 2000 date change, the remedies available to the citizen or client shall be the existing remedies provided by law, except as expressly limited by this section.

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