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The DC Code: § 38-651.11 Liability.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

The District, a school, or an employee or agent of a school shall be immune from civil liability for the good-faith performance of responsibilities under this subchapter; except, that no immunity shall extend to criminal acts, intentional wrongdoing, gross negligence, or wanton or willful misconduct.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Section Section 8 of Law 17-52 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 8. Liability waiver. "(a) No school nor any employee or agent of a school shall be held liable for the good-faith performance of responsibilities under this act. "(b) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, nothing in this act shall be interpreted to create a cause of action or to increase or diminish the liability of any person." Section 11(b) of D.C. Law 17-52 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 8 of Student Access to Treatment Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-82, July 26, 2007, 54 DCR 7999). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 8 of Student Access to Treatment Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-140, October 17, 2007, 54 DCR 10736). Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-107, see notes following § 38-651.01. DC CODE § 38-651.11 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 2, 2008, D.C. Law 17-107, § 12, 54 DCR 12230.)