senate Bill S289

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the liability of landowners who permit recreational uses of their land

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S289 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1703
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-103, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2647, A5822
2009-2010: S837, A8258

S289 - Summary

Relates to the liability of landowners who permit recreational uses of their land; establishes landowners owe no duty to keep premises safe for entry, passage over premises or other recreational uses or to give warning of any hazardous condition of use of or structure or activity on such premises to persons entering for such purposes.

S289 - Sponsor Memo

S289 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   289

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  MARCELLINO  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary

AN  ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the liabil-
  ity of landowners who permit recreational uses

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 9-103 of the gener-
al obligations law, as separately amended by chapters 141 and 286 of the
laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  an owner, lessee or occupant of premises, whether or not posted as
provided in section 11-2111 of the environmental conservation law,  owes
no  duty: (1) to keep the premises safe for entry, PASSAGE OVER PREMISES
or use by others for hunting, fishing, organized gleaning as defined  in
section  seventy-one-y  of  the  agriculture  and markets law, canoeing,
boating, trapping, hiking, cross-country skiing, tobogganing,  sledding,
speleological  activities,  horseback riding, bicycle riding, hang glid-
ing, motorized vehicle operation for recreational  purposes,  snowmobile
operation,  cutting  or  gathering  of  wood for non-commercial purposes
[or], training of dogs, AND ANY OTHER RECREATIONAL USE; or (2)  to  give
warning of any hazardous condition or use of or structure or activity on
such premises to persons entering for such purposes;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02661-01-3

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