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13-21-115.6. Immunity from civil liability for school crossing guards and sponsors.


(1) As used in this section:

(a) School crossing guard means any person eighteen years of age and older acting with or without compensation who supervises, directs, monitors, or otherwise assists school children at a street or intersection.

(b) School crossing guard sponsor means any governmental agency or subdivision, including but not limited to any county, city, city and county, town, or school district, and any individual, volunteer group, club, or nonprofit corporation that sponsors, organizes, or provides for school crossing guards.

(2) Any school crossing guard and any school crossing guard sponsor shall be immune from civil liability for any act or omission that results in damage or injury if the school crossing guard was acting within the scope of such persons official functions and duties as a school crossing guard unless the damage or injury was caused by a willful and wanton act or omission of the school crossing guard.

(3) Nothing in this section shall be construed to abrogate or limit the sovereign immunity granted to public entities pursuant to the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act, article 10 of title 24, C.R.S.


Source: L. 96: Entire section added, p. 1593, 1, effective June 3.