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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Wis. Stat. 895.51(2m)

Summary Title

Liability: Emergency Household Products Donation or Distribution


When an emergency declaration is in effect, an individual who manufactures, distributes, or sells certain emergency household products, with or without compensation, to a charitable organization or governmental unit will not be held legally responsible for death or injury caused by the products.

Full Title

Civil liability exemption: food or emergency household products; donation, sale, or distribution

Full Text

(2m) Any person engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, or sale of qualified emergency household products, for profit or not for profit, who donates or sells, at a price not to exceed overhead and transportation costs, qualified emergency household products to a charitable organization or governmental unit in response to a state of emergency declared under s. 323.10 or 323.11 is immune from civil liability for the death of or injury to an individual caused by the qualified emergency household product donated or sold by the person.