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Law Number

Wis. Stat. 895.483(4)

Summary Title

Liability: Regional Structural Collapse Team


An individual, who is trained as a rescue technician professional, and the regional structural collapse team to which the individual belongs will not be held legally responsible for acting or for failing to act under contract during an emergency response to a structural collapse incident in Wisconsin.

Full Title

Civil liability exemption; regional and local emergency response teams and their sponsoring agencies

Full Text

(4) A regional structural collapse team, a member of such a team, and a local agency, as defined in s. 323.70 (1) (b), that contracts with the division of emergency management in the department of military affairs for the provision of a regional structural collapse team, are immune from civil liability for acts or omissions related to carrying out responsibilities under a contract under s. 323.72 (1).