If a shared equipment service agreement is entered into by a contracting lender state agency or political subdivision to lend its capital equipment to a contracting recipient political subdivision for the temporary use by the recipient political subdivision in the performance of a governmental or proprietary function, the agreement may provide that the recipient political subdivision and its officers and employees, as the case may be, assume any potential liability under this chapter in a civil action for damages for injury, death, or loss to person or property allegedly caused by an act or omission of the recipient political subdivision or its officers or employees resulting from the use of the equipment in the performance of the recipient political subdivision’s governmental or proprietary functions. This chapter applies insofar as the recipient political subdivision under the agreement or any of its officers or employees is engaged in the use of the equipment covered by the agreement in the performance of a governmental or proprietary function.

Terms Used In Ohio Code 2744.11

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Political subdivision: includes , but is not limited to, a county hospital commission appointed under section 339. See Ohio Code 2744.01
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • proprietary function: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    (a) The operation of a hospital by one or more political subdivisions;

    (b) The design, construction, reconstruction, renovation, repair, maintenance, and operation of a public cemetery other than a township cemetery;

    (c) The establishment, maintenance, and operation of a utility, including, but not limited to, a light, gas, power, or heat plant, a railroad, a busline or other transit company, an airport, and a municipal corporation water supply system;

    (d) The maintenance, destruction, operation, and upkeep of a sewer system;

    (e) The operation and control of a public stadium, auditorium, civic or social center, exhibition hall, arts and crafts center, band or orchestra, or off-street parking facility. See Ohio Code 2744.01

  • State: means the state of Ohio, including, but not limited to, the general assembly, the supreme court, the offices of all elected state officers, and all departments, boards, offices, commissions, agencies, colleges and universities, institutions, and other instrumentalities of the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 2744.01
  • subdivision: means a municipal corporation, township, county, school district, or other body corporate and politic responsible for governmental activities in a geographic area smaller than that of the state. See Ohio Code 2744.01