|SB 0154||Exempts watercraft liveries from liability for the inherent risks arising from paddlesport activities|
|LR Number:||S0199.01I||Fiscal Note:||0199-01|
|Last Action:||02/17/99 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary Committee||Journal page:|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1999|
SB 154 - This act exempts watercraft liveries from liability for the death or injury of a paddlesport participant resulting from the inherent risk of such an activity unless the livery:
1) Intentionally injures the participant; 2) Commits an act of negligence which proximately causes the death or injury; 3) Negligently provides an unsafe watercraft or equipment; or 4) Fails to provide a lifejacket.
Every livery must post a sign indicating that the livery
will not be responsible for the death or injury of a participant
resulting from the inherent risks of paddlesport activities. In
addition, every contract entered into by a livery and a
participant must contain the warning.