Current Status Bill Number:
4533Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980128Primary Sponsor: TownsendAll Sponsors: TownsendDrafted Document Number: pt\1644dw.98Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Property owner or tenant, immunity provided when injury to operator of skateboard, skates, bicycles, etc.
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980128 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FOR THE OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY OR A TENANT FOR NEGLIGENCE RESULTING FROM AN INJURY TO THE OPERATOR OF A SKATEBOARD, IN-LINE SKATES, OR A BICYCLE, AS A RESULT OF THE OPERATION OF THESE DEVICES ON THE OWNER'S OR TENANT'S PRIVATE OR PUBLIC PROPERTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 27-1-70. The owner of real property or a tenant is granted immunity from liability for ordinary negligence resulting in the injury to the operator of a skateboard, in-line skates, or a bicycle which occurs on the owner's or tenant's private or public property."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.