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2013 House Bill 4126: Revise horseback riding liability waiver
  1. Introduced by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on January 29, 2013, to revise a law limiting the liability of stables and equine event organizers for injury, death or property damage resulting from an inherent risk of an equine activity, by changing an exception allowing suits for “negligence” so that it instead only allows suits for “willful and wanton disregard” for participants' safety.
    • Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on January 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 20, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 59 to 48 in the House on April 18, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on April 23, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 23, 2013.