Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

R.R.S. Neb. 81-829.66

Summary Title

Liability: Providing Shelter


An individual who owns property and who, voluntarily and without compensation, allows others to use the property for shelter during an actual, threatened, or practice disaster will not be held legally responsible while allowing use of their property.

Full Title

Emergency operations; immunity from liability for licensors of shelter space

Full Text

Any person owning or controlling real estate or other premises who voluntarily and without compensation grants a license or privilege, or otherwise permits the designation or use of the whole or any part or parts of such real estate or premises for the purpose of sheltering persons during an actual, impending, mock or practice attack or disaster shall, together with his successors in interest, if any, not be civilly liable for negligently causing the death of, or injury to, any person on or about such real estate or premises, or loss of, or damage to, the property of such person, at any time such real estate or premises are actually used for such purpose.