1-24-12. Authorization for and establishment of enforceability and validity of pool arrangements--Government immunity. The provisions of this chapter are applicable to and authorize and establish the enforceability and validity of pool arrangements entered into by participating public agencies to provide for payment of valid claims against participating public agencies and their officers and employees for liability they may incur which is not avoidable under the tenth or eleventh amendments of the United States Constitution, including liability coverage for property, personal injury and workers compensation claims and group life, health and accident coverage. Nothing in §§ 1-24-11 to 1-24-17, inclusive, constitutes an abrogation, change, waiver or modification of the doctrine of governmental or sovereign immunity created by any statute, judicial opinion, ordinance, resolution or tort claims act nor may §§ 1-24-11 to 1-24-17, inclusive, create any cause of action in federal court or under federal law. A pool arrangement authorized by §§ 1-24-11 to 1-24-17, inclusive, may provide coverages, services or benefits only for or on behalf of the participating public agencies in any given pool arrangement.
Source: SL 1991, ch 11, § 3.
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