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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 001 : EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 29)
  • § 29. Emergency shelters; no private liability

    Any person owning or controlling premises who voluntarily and without compensation grants a license or privilege, or otherwise permits the designation or use of the whole or any part of such land and premises for the purpose of sheltering persons or animals or providing health-related services during a declared emergency or practice drill in cooperation with a federal, state, or political subdivision shall together with successors in interest not be civilly liable for negligence causing the death of or injury to any person on or about the land and premises or for loss of or damage to the property of the person during a declared emergency or practice drill. (Added 1963, No. 67, eff. May 2, 1963; amended 2005, No. 209 (Adj. Sess.), § 21.)