California State Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian | District 35
2012 | AB 1165 | Legislation

County Probation Departments: Civil Liability (Achadjian)

Assembly Bill 1165 would provide immunity from civil liability to county probation departments responsible for the certification of domestic violence batterers programs, similar to immunity provided to public entities in the Government Code

Civil immunity will protect county probation departments and their employees from civil lawsuits by expressly stating that the approval of batterers programs is considered a discretionary act, allowing for county probation departments to comply with their statutorily required duties.

AB 1165 was approve by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Brown.