Volunteer Protection Act Of

Definition of "Volunteer protection act of 1997"

Act in which volunteers of nonprofit organizations and government entities do not incur liability if they are acting within the scope of their volunteer activities, their actions do not result in reckless misconduct, gross negligence, and/or willful or criminal misconduct, and they have the proper license, if required. Protection is only for individual volunteers; there is no protection for organizations or paid members of organizations.

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