{"Design professional":"licensed architect, engineer, land surveyor, contractor, or subcontractor"}
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Law Number

Code of Ala. 6-5-332(f)

Summary Title

Liability: Design Professional


When an emergency declaration is in effect, a design professional who, reasonably and without compensation, provides services related to the emergency will not be held legally responsible. This legal protection applies to services provided within 90 days of the emergency declaration.

Full Title

Good Samaritans

Full Text

(f) Any licensed engineer, licensed architect, licensed surveyor, licensed contractor, licensed subcontractor, or other individual working under the direct supervision of the licensed individual who participates in emergency response activities under the direction of, or in connection with, a community emergency response team, county emergency management agency, the state emergency management agency, or the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of any acts, services, or omissions provided without compensation, in such capacity if the individual acts as a reasonably prudent person would have acted under the same or similar circumstances. The immunity provided in this subsection shall apply to any acts, services, or omissions provided within 90 days after declaration of the emergency.