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House Bill 1738

House Bill 1738

ARCHIVE (2005)

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Trespass. Grants immunity from civil liability for a person who owns, leases, or otherwise legally occupies real property for an injury or damage sustained by another person who: (1) enters or remains on the real property without consent; or (2) refuses to leave the real property after being asked to leave; unless the injury or damage is caused by an act or omission of the person that constitutes a criminal offense, gross negligence, or willful or wanton misconduct. Makes it criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor, for a person to knowingly or intentionally enter or remain on the real property of another person without the consent of the other person. Provides a defense for an accused person who had express, legal, or implied consent to enter or remain on the real property. Provides exceptions for certain persons who are not specifically forbidden to enter or remain on real property.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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