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H. B. No. 286As Reported by the House Civil and Commercial Law CommitteeAs Reported by the House Civil and Commercial Law Committee
|124th General Assembly|
REPRESENTATIVES Distel, Latell, Key, Reinhard, Britton, Hollister, Jerse, Boccieri, Rhine, Krupinski, Coates, Allen, Seitz, Grendell, Manning, Beatty, Core
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
To amend section 1533.18 of the Revised Code to
specify that the operation of a snowmobile or
all-purpose vehicle is a recreational activity
subject to landowner's immunity from liability for
a recreational user's injuries.
Section 1. That section 1533.18 of the Revised Code be
amended to read as follows:
Sec. 1533.18. As used in sections 1533.18 and 1533.181 of
the Revised Code:
(A) "Premises" means all privately-owned lands, ways,
waters, and any buildings and structures thereon, and all
state-owned lands, ways, and waters leased to a private person,
or corporation, including any buildings and
(B) "Recreational user" means a person to whom permission
has been granted, without the payment of a fee or consideration
the owner, lessee, or occupant of premises, other than a fee
consideration paid to the state or any agency thereof, to
upon premises to hunt, fish, trap, camp, hike, swim,
snowmobile or all-purpose vehicle, or
engage in other recreational
(C) "All-purpose vehicle" has the same meaning as in
4519.01 of the Revised Code.
Section 2. That existing section 1533.18 of the Revised Code
is hereby repealed.