Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

KSA 48-915(a)

Summary Title

Liability: Government or Government Agent


The state, a political subdivision, or an agent of the state or a political subdivision will not be held legally responsible for acts by a person acting as a volunteer for the state or a political subdivision.

Full Title

Immunity from liability of the state, local governments and certain individuals; Kansas tort claims act, applicability

Full Text

(a) Neither the state nor any political subdivision of the state, nor the agents or representatives of the state or any political subdivision thereof, shall be liable for personal injury or property damage sustained by any person appointed or acting as a volunteer worker, or member of any agency, engaged in emergency management activities. The foregoing shall not affect the right of any person to receive benefits or compensation to which such person otherwise may be entitled under the workers compensation law or any pension law or any act of congress.