SB 1159 Modifies liability for negligent damage or destruction of field crops
Sponsor: Clemens
LR Number: 5411S.01I Fiscal Note: 5411-01
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources
Last Action: 3/29/2006 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources Committee (5411S.03C) Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1159 - This act provides that any person who negligently damages or destroys any field crop product shall be liable only for compensatory damages. The act directs the court to consider both the market value of the crop and the actual damages incurred when awarding damages.