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Assumption Of Risk Liability At Wakeboard Parks

Concerning legal responsibilities surrounding wakeboarders' use of a wakeboard park.
2021 Regular Session
Civil Law
Courts & Judicial
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill establishes the legal responsibilities of wakeboard park operators and wakeboarders who use wakeboard parks, including:

  • An operator's responsibility to post boundary markings and any warnings necessary for the safe enjoyment of the wakeboard park;
  • A wakeboarder's assumption of the inherent dangers and risks involved in wakeboarding at a wakeboard park; and
  • Limitations on the type and amount of liability that an operator has with regard to a wakeboarder's loss or injury suffered while wakeboarding at the operator's wakeboard park.

The bill also defines the rights and responsibilities between wakeboarders at a wakeboard park.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Soper


Rep. J. Rich


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