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H.R.4246: Good Samaritan Protection for Construction, Architectural, and Engineering Volunteers Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Dave Reichert, R-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 13, 2014
Latest Major Action April 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Good Samaritan Protection for Construction, Architectural, and Engineering Volunteers Act - Grants construction companies and architectural and engineering firms and their employees immunity from liability for negligence, except for gross negligence or willful misconduct, when providing emergency assistance on a voluntary basis in response to a declared emergency or disaster, in good faith, and without expectation of compensation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
March 13, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.