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H.620

Introduced by   Representative Jewett of Ripton

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Court procedure; limitations on landowner liability; state and municipal landowners

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to repeal the exception for municipalities and the state in the landowner liability statute, thereby providing municipal and state landowners with the same limitations on liability as other landowners with respect to recreational uses of the owner’s property.

AN ACT RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY FOR MUNICIPAL AND STATE LANDOWNERS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  12 V.S.A. § 5795 is amended to read:

§ 5795.  EXCEPTIONS

This chapter shall not apply to lands owned by a municipality or the state.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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