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New Legal Protection for Volunteers

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Fear of frivolous lawsuits arising from simple mistakes while performing volunteer work keeps some people and organizations from offering their time. Congress passed the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 to protect most volunteers from this liability. Critics of the law feel that removing the fear of liability will affect the volunteer's observance of safety.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 64 Issue 1, Fall 1998, p2-12, il, f