THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1168

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2013

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO LIMITED LIABILITY FOR MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, ROCK CLIMBING, RAPPELLING, AND BOULDERING ON GOVERNMENT LAND.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 662, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"662- Limited liability for mountain climbing, rock climbing, rappelling, and bouldering. No public entity or public employee shall be liable to any person for injury or damage sustained on government land when engaged in mountain climbing, rock climbing, rappelling, and bouldering."

SECTION 2. Section 662-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding two new definitions to be appropriately inserted and to read as follows:

""Bouldering" refers to a style of rock climbing undertaken outdoors without rope and normally done on large natural boulders.

"Rock climbing" means any activity involving the use of rope to ascend or descend rock."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 


 


 

Report Title:

Limited Liability; Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, and Bouldering

 

Description:

Clarifies that no public entity or public employee shall be liable to any person for injury or damage sustained on government land when engaged in mountain climbing, rock climbing, rappelling, and bouldering. Defines rock climbing and bouldering. (SD1)

 

 

 

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