Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

44 CFR 206.9

Summary Title

Liability: Federal Government


The federal government will not be held legally responsible for the performance, or failure to perform, a discretionary emergency management duty by an agency or employee.

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Full Text

The Federal Government shall not be liable for any claim based upon the exercise or performance of, or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a Federal agency or an employee of the Federal Government in carrying out the provisions of the Stafford Act.