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N.H. campground liability immunity bill rejected

(April 13, 2018) -- A bill to make campgrounds immune to broad categories of liability lawsuits was rejected by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a unanimous recommendation that moves to the House floor.

CONCORD, N.H. — A bill to make campgrounds immune to broad categories of liability lawsuits was rejected by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a unanimous recommendation that moves to the House floor.

Senate Bill 502, sponsored by Sen. Kevin Avard, R-Nashua, would have given campground owners blanket immunity to all litigation that falls under the “inherent risk of camping,” shielding them from any lawsuits that don’t involve man-made structures, willful disregard, and “gross negligence” on the part of employees.

Read the full story from Concord Monitor.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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