Volunteer Organization Safety Act of 1999
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Volunteer Organization Safety Act of 1999 hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3410, May 18, 2000 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation,
  • Volunteers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Voluntarism -- United States,
  • Criminal investigation -- United States,
  • Older people -- Crimes against -- United States,
  • Children -- Crimes against -- United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15483642M
ISBN 100160611113
OCLC/WorldCa45426753

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5/21/Passed House amended. Volunteer Protection Act of - States that this Act preempts inconsistent State law except when such law provides additional protection from liability relating to volunteers in the performance of services for . Please complete your Volunteer Service Request at least 60 days prior to the event. Before completing this form, please review the Corporate Giving Program Guidelines and Procedures to see if you qualify. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. The federal Volunteer Protection Act of (the VPA or the Act) aims to promote volunteerism by limiting, and in many cases completely eliminating, a volunteer's risk of tort liability when acting for nonprofit organizations or government entities. No volunteer of a nonprofit organization or governmental entity shall be liable for harm caused by an act or omission of the volunteer on . To amend the Volunteer Organization Protection Act of , to provide for liability protection for organizations or entities. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Volunteer Organization Protection Act of 2. Liability protection for organization or entity. The Volunteer Protection Act of , Public Law –19, is amended as.

  This Act may be cited as the “Volunteer Organization Protection Act of ”. SEC. 2. the organization or the volunteer engaged in the act or omission at the request of or pursuant to an authorization by a state or the united states or any agency or subdivision of either; and flagrant indifference to the rights or safety of the. vided in subsections (b) and (d), no volunteer of a nonprofit organiza-tion or governmental entity shall be liable for harm caused by an act or omission of the volunteer on behalf of the organization or entity if— (1) the volunteer was acting within the scope of the volun-teer’s responsibilities in the nonprofit organization or govern-.   For more information on PCBUs see our Interpretive Guideline, Work Health and Safety Act, the meaning of ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’. WHS duties for volunteers. As a ‘worker’, a volunteer who carries out work for a PCBU has duties under the model WHS Act in relation to taking reasonable care for health and safety. Under the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, , some volunteers, such as volunteer firefighters are covered, but most are not. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a worker is defined in part as being “person who performs work or .

SAFETY? Work Health and Safety is about protecting the health and safety of people at work or who may be affected by the work. This includes volunteers. Work, Health and Safety laws protect the rights of workers, including volunteers and Council. Whether a person is a volunteer, a paid worker, a work experience student or. The model Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act) aims to protect the health and safety of all workers nationwide, including volunteers. Protecting the health and safety of volunteers demonstrates that their commitment is valued and recognises the vital role they play in the community. This fact sheet provides information on the coverage of the. volunteer of a nonprofit organization or governmental entity shall be liable for harm caused by an act or omission of the volunteer on behalf of the organization or entity if--(1) the volunteer was acting within the scope of the volunteer's responsibilities in the nonprofit organization or governmental entity at the time of the act or omission;. volunteer of a nonprofit organization or governmental entity shall be liable for harm caused by an act or omission of the volunteer on behalf of the organization or entity if: (1) the volunteer was acting within the scope of the volunteer’s responsibilities in the nonprofit organization or governmental entity at the time of the act of omission;File Size: 13KB.