SB 1075 Limits liability of watercraft outfitters for injury or death resulting from the inherent risks of watercraft activities
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 4935S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/6/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S193
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1075 - Current law provides immunity from liability for outfitters of certain nonmotorized watercraft for any injury or death to a participant of watercraft activities that results from the inherent risks of such activities. This act provides that watercraft outfitters, including those who sell, lease, or otherwise provide watercraft, shall also have the same immunity from liability for injury or death to a participant that results from the use of certain small motorized watercraft. Additionally, such outfitters shall be immune from liability for any injury or death to a watercraft participant that results from any nondefective component part or accessory which is installed or integrated into the watercraft by the participant.

ALEXA PEARSON