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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 071 : Ambulance Services

Subchapter 002 : Licensing Operation of Affiliated Agencies

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2687)
  • § 2687. Civil liability limited

    Volunteer personnel, whether or not they receive or expect to receive nominal payments and reimbursement for expenses, who render emergency medical treatment shall:

    (1) be afforded the protection of 12 V.S.A. § 519;

    (2) not be considered practitioners of the healing arts for purposes of 12 V.S.A. § 519(b); and

    (3) not be liable for civil damages for rendering emergency medical treatment unless their actions constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct. (Added 1983, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 13.)