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CHAPTER 229--S.F.No. 3119

An act

relating to emergency management; authorizing interstate assistance by local governments;

proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

[192.91] INTERSTATE ASSISTANCE BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

Subdivision 1.

Authorization.

A political subdivision may provide interstate assistance pursuant to section 192.89.

Subd. 2.

Liability.

Employees or officers of a political subdivision providing assistance under section 192.89 are "employees of the state" as described in section 3.736.

Subd. 3.

Limitation.

When providing assistance under section 192.89, a political subdivision or its officers or employees are not liable for any act or omission made in good faith or for the maintenance or use of any equipment or supplies used in connection with the assistance. "Good faith" does not include willful misconduct, gross negligence, or recklessness.

Presented to the governor April 22, 2008

Signed by the governor April 24, 2008, 3:34 p.m.