H.R.1088 - Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
Summary: H.R.1088 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Act of 2005 - States that a person (including a governmental or other entity) who donates fire control or fire rescue equipment to a volunteer fire company shall not be liable for State or Federal civil damages for personal injuries, property damage or loss, or death caused by the equipment after the donation.
Introduced in House (03/03/2005)
Waives such liability protection if: (1) the person's act or omission causing the injury, damage, loss, or death constitutes gross negligence or intentional misconduct; or (2) the person is the manufacturer of such equipment.
Preempts State law unless such law provides additional protection from liability.