1561.261 Immunity of mine safety employees arising from rescue work.

Except for civil actions in which the state is the plaintiff, no employee of the division of mineral resources management who performs rescue work at an underground coal mine is liable in any civil action that arises under the laws of this state for damage or injury caused in the performance of rescue work at an underground coal mine unless the employee acted with malicious purpose, in bad faith, or in a wanton or reckless manner.

This section does not eliminate, limit, or reduce any immunity from civil liability that is conferred on an employee of the division by any other provision of the Revised Code or by case law.

Effective Date: 2008 SB323 06-11-2008.