CHAPTER 143.

State Departments, Institutions, and Commissions.

ARTICLE 31.
Tort Claims against State Departments and Agencies.

Section

143-299.2. Limitation on payments by the State.

(a) The maximum amount that the State may pay cumulatively to all claimants on account of injury and damage to any one person arising out of any one occurrence, whether the claim or claims are brought under this Article, or Article 31A or Article 31B of this Chapter, shall be one million dollars ($1,000,000), less ancommercial liability insurance purchased by the State and applicable to the claim or claims under G.S. 143-291(b), 143-300.6(c), or 143-300.16(c).

(b) The fact that a claim or claims may be brought under more than one Article under this Chapter shall not increase the above maximum liability of the State.

This act is effective when it becomes law, and applies with respect to torts committed on or after August 27, 2007. (1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 1087, s. 6; 1995, c. 509, s. 83; 1999 (Reg. Sess., 2000); 2007.)


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