BURZYNSKI-WALSH,L AND RADOGNO.
PREMISES LIABILITY ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Premises Liability Act. Provides that an owner or
operator of an off-road riding facility, a facility used for
recreational activities or sporting events involving off-highway
vehicles, is not criminally liable for any noise emission and is not
subject to a nuisance or trespass action based on noise emissions.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that an off-road riding facility is a thoroughfare
across land or snow used for off-highway motorcycles (as well as for
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that immunity from a civil action for nuisance or
trespass does not apply if there is willful or wanton misconduct
outside the normal use of the off-road riding facility.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Provides that an off-road riding facility is not subject to a
nuisance or trespass action if the facility was the recipient of
grants under the Recreational Trails of Illinois Act or the facility
is operated by a governmental entity.
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends that the bill be amended to delete language providing
that the owner of an off-road riding facility in existence on January
1, 2002 is immune from any criminal liability for noise emmissions
arising out of normal activity. Deletes language providing that the
owner of an off-road riding facility in existence on January 1, 2002
is immune from criminal and civil liability for nosie or sound emis-
sions if certain conditions are met. Provides that the new provision
applies only to causes of action accruing on or after the effective
date of the amendatory Act.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0857
Last action date: DEC-10-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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