School Employee Immunity: H.B. 4 (2003)
Broadened definition of school employees entitled to immunity for actions
Broadened definition of school employees entitled to immunity for actions involving the exercise of discretion in the course and scope of employment. Required the exhaustion of school district administrative remedies prior to suit. Mandated payment of attorney fees and costs by plaintiff suing person subject to immunity. Provided that immunity does not extend to use of excessive force in discipline or negligence that results in personal injury to a student.
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