To grant limited immunity to bowling alleys for the liability associated with a very narrow class of “slip-and-fall” lawsuits involving bowling shoes that have been worn outside facility, if the facility complies with certain public notice requirements the bill would establish. Reportedly bowling alleys are getting sued more since a state bar and restaurant smoking ban, because bowlers in bowling shoes step out for a smoke. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 17, 2011
Reported in the Senate on May 5, 2011
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 7, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 7, 2011