OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 875

AN ACT CONCERNING IMMUNITY FOR PERSONS WHO DONATE PROPERTY TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

SUMMARY:

This bill makes a person who donates tangible property to a local or regional board of education immune from civil liability for damage or injury occurring on or after October 1, 2013. It applies to damage or injury resulting from any act, error, or omission by the donor, unless the damage or injury is caused by the person's reckless, willful, or wanton misconduct.

The bill covers donations by individuals, sole proprietorships, trusts, corporations, limited liability companies, unions, associations, firms, partnerships, committees, clubs, and other organizations or groups.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Education Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

33

Nay

0

(03/22/2013)