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House Bill No. 5108

Public Act No. 05-53

AN ACT EXTENDING THE HOLD HARMLESS PROTECTIONS FOR HOUSING AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES TO PART-TIME EMPLOYEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 8-41a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2005):

Each housing authority shall protect and save harmless any commissioner or any full-time or part-time employee of such authority from financial loss and expense, including legal fees and costs, if any, arising out of any claim, demand, suit or judgment by reason of alleged negligence, or for alleged infringement of any person's civil rights, on the part of such commissioner or such employee while acting in the discharge of his duties.

Approved June 2, 2005