senate Bill S3195

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the equine activity safety code

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Feb 11, 2011 referred to judiciary

S3195 - Details

Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-B ยงยง18-301 - 18-306, Gen Ob L

S3195 - Summary

Creates the equine activity safety code; establishes liability of persons involved in equine activities; establishes limitation of liability; includes waivers (view more) requires posting and notification of liability.

S3195 - Sponsor Memo

S3195 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3195

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to creating the
  equine activity safety code

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  general  obligations  law is amended by adding a new
article 18-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 18-B
                       EQUINE ACTIVITY SAFETY CODE
SECTION 18-301. SHORT TITLE.
        18-302. DEFINITIONS.
        18-303. LIABILITY OF PERSONS INVOLVED IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES.
        18-304. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
        18-305. WAIVER.
        18-306. POSTING AND NOTIFICATION.
  S 18-301. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "EQUINE ACTIVITY LIABILITY ACT".
  S 18-302. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING
WORDS OR PHRASES SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  1. "EQUINE" MEANS A HORSE, PONY, MULE,  DONKEY,  HINNY,  ZEBRA,  ZEBRA
HYBRID, OR ALPACA.
  2. (A) "EQUINE ACTIVITY" MEANS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (I)  AN  EQUINE  SHOW,  FAIR, COMPETITION, PERFORMANCE, OR PARADE THAT
INVOLVES AN EQUINE AND AN EQUINE DISCIPLINE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT  LIMITED
TO,  DRESSAGE, A HUNTER AND JUMPER SHOW, GRAND PRIX JUMPING, A THREE-DAY
EVENT, COMBINED TRAINING, A RODEO, DRIVING, PULLING,  CUTTING,  REINING,
TEAM  PENNING,  BARREL RACING, POLO, STEEPLE CHASING, ENGLISH OR WESTERN
PERFORMANCE RIDING, ENDURANCE OR  NON-ENDURANCE  TRAIL  RIDING,  WESTERN
GAMES, HUNTING, PACKING, AND RECREATIONAL RIDING;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06836-01-1

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