Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

11 CSR 10-11.120

Summary Title

Liability: Volunteer Inspector


A professional architect or engineer, who, voluntarily, assists local government in the inspection of buildings after a catastrophe or disaster, will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Volunteer Inspectors Administrative Plan (State)

Full Text

(1)  The purpose of the administrative plan is to fulfill the requirements of the legislation to establish and administer an emergency volunteer program. These volunteers are to be Missouri registered professional architects and engineers that will be used to assist local officials in the inspection of buildings after the occurrence of a catastrophic natural, or man-made disaster. These volunteers will be utilized for a period of three (3) days during which their incidental expenses will be paid by the local jurisdiction. They will have immunity from personal liability except in cases of willful misconduct or gross negligence.