§9-31-3  Limitation of damages – Cities, towns, and fire districts. –

Published: 2015

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Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally


Governmental Tort Liability

SECTION 9-31-3

   § 9-31-3  Limitation of damages –

Cities, towns, and fire districts. –

In any tort action against any city or town or any fire district, any damages

recovered therein shall not exceed the sum of one hundred thousand dollars

($100,000); provided, however, that in all instances in which the city or town

or fire district was engaged in a proprietary function in the commission of the

tort, the limitation of damages set forth in this section shall not apply.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1970, ch. 181, § 2; P.L. 1984, ch. 87, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 128,

§ 1.)