assembly Bill A6134

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for certain uses of premises for which no duty is owed to keep premises safe

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Mar 10, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A6134 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-103, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2958
2011-2012: A7153
2013-2014: A6069
2015-2016: A5392
2017-2018: A5171
2019-2020: A4695

A6134 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the owner, lessee or occupant of premises owes no duty to keep the premises safe for entry or use by others engaged generally in recreational activities.

A6134 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6134
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND, MONTESANO, J. M. GIGLIO, MANKTELOW, MORI-
   NELLO,  HAWLEY,  BRABENEC,  B. MILLER, TAGUE, DeSTEFANO -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  BLANKENBUSH, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the duty  to
   keep premises safe for certain 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 to keep the premises safe for entry or use by others  for  hunt-
 ing,  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 gliding, motorized vehicle opera-
 tion for recreational purposes, snowmobile operation, cutting or gather-
 ing of wood for non-commercial purposes [or], training of dogs OR  OTHER
 RECREATIONAL  ACTIVITIES,  or to give warning of any hazardous condition
 or use of or structure or activity on such premises to persons  entering
 for such purposes;
   §  2.  Paragraphs  b  and  c  of subdivision 2 of section 9-103 of the
 general obligations law, as amended by chapter 408 of the laws of  1979,
 are amended to read as follows:
   b.  for  injury suffered in any case where permission to pursue any of
 the activities [enumerated] DESCRIBED in this section was granted for  a
 consideration  other  than the consideration, if any, paid to said land-
 owner by the state or federal government, or permission  to  train  dogs

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08791-01-1