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2013 House Bill 5178: Expand property owner recreation liability waiver
Introduced by Rep. Peter Pettalia R-Presque Isle on December 5, 2013
To expand a property owner liability exemption that currently applies to someone fishing, hunting, trapping, camping, hiking, sightseeing, motorcycling, or snowmobiling on a person’s land, so that it also applies to operating non-commercial aircraft (“aviation activities”). In other words, someone can’t sue a landowner for injuries sustained doing any of these things, as long as the individual hasn’t paid for the privilege.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on December 5, 2013
Reported in the House on May 8, 2014
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Peter Pettalia R-Presque Isle on June 3, 2014
To establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterwards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 3, 2014
Received in the Senate on June 4, 2014
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 4, 2014