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Senate Bill 0132


Senate Bill 0132

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 132 (Updated April 28, 2005 9:04 pm - DI 107)


Premises liability. Provides that if a person enters the premises of a nonprofit religious organization used for worship services with the permission of the nonprofit religious organization, the only duty the nonprofit religious organization has concerning the person is to: (1) warn the person of a hidden danger on the premises if a representative of the nonprofit religious organization has actual knowledge of the hidden danger; and (2) refrain from intentionally harming the person. Provides that if a person enters the premises of a nonprofit religious organization without the permission of the nonprofit religious organization, the only duty the nonprofit religious organization has concerning the person is to refrain from intentionally harming the person. Provides that if a customer who purchases childcare services or the customer's child enters premises that are primarily used for worship, that are owned, operated, or controlled by a nonprofit religious organization, and that are used for childcare purposes for which a fee is charged, the childcare provider and nonprofit religious organization have the duty to: (1) warn the customer or the customer's child of a hidden danger on the premises if a representative of the childcare provider or nonprofit religious organization has actual knowledge of the hidden danger; (2) refrain from intentionally harming the customer or the customer's child; and (3) inspect the premises for dangerous hazards and defects, and within a reasonable period of time, correct any hazard or defect.
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