Sovereign Immunity Act of 1991

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Sovereign Immunity Act
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General Information
Short Title Sovereign Immunity Act
Long Title San Andreas Sovereign Immuniy Act of 1991
Acronyms SIA
Enacted By San Andreas Congress
History
Introduced January 1st, 1991
Passed February 23rd, 1991
Amendments None
Ratified No

Chapter I - Foreword

§ 101 - Definitions.

(a) As used in this act, “state agencies or subdivisions” include the executive departments, the legislature, the judicial branch (including public defenders), and the independent establishments of the state, including state university boards of trustees; counties and municipalities; and corporations primarily acting as instrumentalities or agencies of the state, counties, or municipalities.

Chapter II - General Provisions

§ 201. State Liability

(a) In the case of liability for torts the state of San Andreas:

(1) neither the state nor its agencies or subdivisions shall be liable to pay a claim or judgment by any one person which exceeds the amount of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) and or;
(2) nor shall the state be liable to pay a claim or judgment when totaled with all other claims or judgments paid by the state or its agencies or subdivisions arising out of the same incident or occurrence in excess of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) except in;
(3) the case of wrongful death, the state nor its agencies or subdivisions shall not be liable to pay any claim or judgment by any one person or person(s) relating to a single occurrence or incident in excess of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000).

(b) Additionally, with regard to torts in the state of San Andreas:

(1) The state and its agencies and or subdivisions shall be liable to pay any and all legal fees and expenses not in excess of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) if it is found that a judgment is made in favor of the plaintiff against the state and its agencies or subdivisions.
(2) A plaintiff against the state is liable to pay any and all legal fees and expenses if a judgment is made in the favor of the state, not in excess of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) or if it is found that a case presented against the state of San Andreas is frivolous.

(c) A plaintiff if found guilty of filing frivolous appeals or tort cases may be fined up to fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).

(2) The state and its agencies and or subdivisions shall be liable to pay any and all costs incurred in the form of fines, tickets, or monetary punishment enforced by the state on top the amounts listed under Sec. 201, Sub Sec. (a) if it is a judgment ruled in favor of the plaintiff against the state.

§ 202. Personal Liability

(a) Moreover, no officer, employee, or agent of the state of San Andreas or any of its subdivisions shall be held personally liable in tort or be named as a party defendant in any injury or damage as the result of any act, event, or omission of action in the scope of his or her employment or function, unless such officer, employee, or agent acted in bad faith or with malicious purpose or in a manner exhibiting wanton and willful disregard for human rights, safety, or property.

Amendments

None