S.1125 - Expanding Charitable and Volunteer Opportunities Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] (Introduced 05/25/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/25/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.1125 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/25/2005)
Expanding Charitable and Volunteer Opportunities Act - Protects a business entity from federal or state civil liability for any injury or death resulting from the use of certain equipment donated by such entity to a tax-exempt charitable organization or from the operation of an aircraft or motor vehicle loaned to such charitable organization, unless such business entity is guilty of gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
Protects a governmental or other entity from federal or state civil liability for personal injuries, property damage or loss, or death caused by fire control or fire rescue equipment which such entity donates to a volunteer fire company, unless such entity is guilty of gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend civil liability protections to certain medical practitioners (licensed physicians or clinical psychologists) who donate health care services to patients at health centers for medically underserved populations.