assembly Bill A201

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A201 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1932
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: A8258, S837
2011-2012: A5822, S2647
2013-2014: A1703, S289
2015-2016: A1846, S3101
2017-2018: A650, S1429
2019-2020: A2045, S1213

A201 (ACTIVE) - 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 or use of or structure or activity on such premises to persons entering for such purposes.

A201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    201
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, COOK, GOODELL, MONTESANO, FRIEND, BRABE-
   NEC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, HAWLEY -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 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;
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02431-01-1