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Board members not personally liable   

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(a) No member of the governing board of a community college district shall be held personally liable for injury to persons or damage to property resulting from the fact that a school building was not constructed under the requirements of Article 7 (commencing with Section 81130), if the governing board complies with this article.

A licensed structural engineer or licensed architect, employed by a governing board to examine any school building under this article, shall not be held personally liable for injury to persons or damage to property as a result of the structural inadequacy and failure of a building, if he or she has exercised normal professional diligence in carrying out his or her functions under Article 7 (commencing with Section 81130) and this article.

(b) Except as provided in subdivision (a), nothing in this article shall be construed as relieving any member of the governing board of a community college district of any liability for injury to persons or damage to property imposed by law.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758. Sec. 113.)

Reference:

Education Code 81130