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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Cal Gov Code 8655

Summary Title

Decision by Agencies and Employees


When an emergency declaration is in effect, the State and its political subdivisions will not be held legally responsible for an optional decision made by a state or local agency or employee of the State or political subdivision.

Full Title

Liability for claim based upon exercise of discretionary function or duty

Full Text

The state or its political subdivisions shall not be liable for any claim based upon the exercise or performance, or the failure to exercise or perform, a discretionary function or duty on the part of a state or local agency or any employee of the state or its political subdivisions in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.