60-3607. Immunity from liability for athletic officials in the course of officiating. (a) An athletic official shall not be liable for damages in a civil action for ordinary negligence for the actions or omissions arising out of and in the course of officiating at an interscholastic, intercollegiate or any other amateur athletic contest being conducted by a nonprofit organization, educational institution or governmental entity. Nothing in this act shall be deemed to grant immunity to any athletic official causing damages by willful or wanton misconduct or intentionally tortious conduct.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect the liability of a nonprofit organization, educational institution or governmental entity for damages caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of such athletic official and an athletic official's negligence or wrongful act or omission, when acting as an athletic official, shall be imputed to the nonprofit organization, educational institution or governmental entity for the purpose of apportioning liability for damages to a third party pursuant to K.S.A. 60-258a and amendments thereto.
History: L. 1989, ch. 176, § 2; July 1.
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