S.2793 - Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] (Introduced 09/13/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.2793 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Act of 2004 - Provides that a person (including any governmental or other entity) who donates fire control or fire rescue equipment to a volunteer fire company shall not be liable for personal injuries, property damage or loss, or death proximately caused by the equipment after the donation. Waives such liability protection if: (1) the person's act or omission proximately causing the injury, damage, loss, or death constitutes gross negligence or intentional misconduct; or (2) the person is the manufacturer of such equipment.
Introduced in Senate (09/13/2004)
Preempts State laws to the extent they are inconsistent with this Act, with the exception of those that provide additional protection from liability.