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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

20 V.S.A. 3812

Summary Title

Liability: Volunteer Assisting at Nonprofit Clinic

Summary

A nonprofit volunteer who gives rabies shots to animals will not be held legally responsible for injury to the animals or injuries to people caused by the animals.

Full Title

Immunity from liability for volunteers

Full Text

Any person who as a volunteer conducts or assists at a nonprofit public clinic for inoculating domestic pets, wolf-hybrids, and domestic animals against rabies shall not be liable to any other person for injuries resulting from the loss of animals, animal bites and from the inoculation process.