SENATE BILL NO. 196
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO 9-1-1 SERVICES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend § 10008, Title 16 of the Delaware Code as follows:
§ 10008. Limitation of Liability.
No person involved in the provision of E-911 or 911 service who in good faith receives, develops, collects or processes information for the enhanced 911 data bases, relays, transfers, operates, maintains or provides enhanced 911 services or system capabilities, or provides emergency telephone and radio communications for ambulance, police and fire departments, shall be liable for damages in any civil action for any act or omission that results in death, injury or loss to person or property unless such action or inaction constitutes gross negligence or an intentional tort. This section shall be construed to include 9-1-1 service that utilizes in whole or in part Internet Protocol or other next generation 9-1-1 technologies.
Approved July 05, 2012