At the federal level, the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 (the Act) offers qualified immunity for volunteers for acts of ordinary negligence that were committed while volunteering for a qualified nonprofit or governmental organization.
What does VPA stand for?
VPA stands for Volunteer Protection Act of 1997
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- Virtual Personal Assistant (various companies)
- Virtual Pilots Association
- Virtual Population Analysis
- Visual and Performing Arts (educational department)
- Voice Path Assurance (telephony)
- Volume Purchase Agreement
- Voluntary Partnership Agreement
- Voluntary Placement Agreement
- Voluntary Pricing Agreement
- Volunteer Pilots Association
- Voter Public Access (Wisconsin)
- Vice President for Academic Affairs
- Vice President for Administrative Affairs (various universities)
- Villagers Performing Arts Alliance (Florida)
- Visual & Performing Arts Academy
- Vallejo Parkour Association and Crew (Vallejo, CA)
- Vertical Packaged Air Conditioner
- Victorian Partnership of Advanced Computing
- Vietnamese Public Affairs Committee
- Vietnamese-American Public Affairs Committee
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 provides some protection for the volunteer who functions in good faith but does not cover the organization for which the volunteer 'works.
The article highlights the key provisions of the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 (VPA).
Volunteers do not sign returns and are protected from legal liability by the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997.
More than 10 years later, Congress has finally responded to that "emergency" call, passing by an overwhelming margin the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997.
The new, federal Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 grants immunity from personal liability to those who volunteer for non-profit organizations.