Ark. Code § 19-10-305

Current through the 2022 Third Extraordinary Session.
Section 19-10-305 - Immunity of state officers and employees - Status as employee
(a) Officers and employees of the State of Arkansas are immune from liability and from suit, except to the extent that they may be covered by liability insurance, for damages for acts or omissions, other than malicious acts or omissions, occurring within the course and scope of their employment.
(b) For purposes of this chapter, agreements between the State of Arkansas and a state of the United States or the District of Columbia entered into pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, § 25-20-101 et seq., shall confer status of an employee for purposes of this chapter on persons acting pursuant to such agreement.
(c) For purposes of this chapter, persons acting individually or on behalf of charitable organizations, other than motor carriers as defined by § 23-13-203(a)(13), shall have the status of an employee while transporting persons as a service of the Transitional Employment Assistance Program.
(d) For purposes of this chapter, dental residents and faculty of a pediatric dentistry program in an adjoining state shall have the status of an employee while on duty and performing assigned responsibilities in a pediatric dentistry program located within a hospital dental clinic in this state.

Ark. Code § 19-10-305

Acts 1981, No. 586, § 5; A.S.A. 1947, § 13-1420; Acts 1989, No. 989, § 1; 1991, No. 542, § 6; 1993, No. 292, § 1; 1999, No. 1567, § 23; 2009, No. 284, § 1.