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2015 House Bill 4175: Revise horseback riding liability waiver

Public Act 87 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on February 10, 2015
To revise a law limiting the liability of stables and equine event organizers for injury, death or property damage resulting from an inherent risk of an equine activity, by changing an exception allowing suits for “negligence” so that it instead only allows suits for “willful and wanton disregard” for participants' safety.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on February 10, 2015
Reported in the House on March 25, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on April 16, 2015
To establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterwards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 16, 2015
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on April 21, 2015
The vote by which the House passed the bill.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on April 21, 2015
Received in the House on April 21, 2015
Received in the Senate on April 22, 2015
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on April 22, 2015
Referred in the Senate on May 12, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on May 26, 2015
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 23, 2015

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