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Immunity from liability for emergency alerts
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 2-B
§ 29-i. Immunity from liability for emergency alerts. Any provider of
mobile services, as defined in 47 U.S.C. 153, including its officers,
directors, employees, affiliates, vendors and agents, acting on behalf
of the state, and any third-party intermediary transmission service
provider, including such third-party intermediary transmission service
provider's affiliates, officers, directors, employees, vendors and
agents, acting directly or indirectly on behalf of the state or on
behalf of any such provider of mobile services, that transmits emergency
alerts similar to those described in 47 CFR 10.10 and 10.400, or that
transmits any other type or form of emergency alert messages, shall not
be liable for any act or omission related to or any harm resulting from
the transmission of, or failure to transmit, an emergency alert,
provided that such provider, officer, director, employee, affiliate,
vendor or agent acted reasonably and in good faith.