as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 04/02/2012 02:01pm
A bill for an act
relating to civil liability; including noncommercial aviation activities in
recreational land use immunities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section
604A.21, subdivision 5.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 604A.21, subdivision 5, is amended to
"Recreational purpose" includes, but is not
limited to, hunting; trapping; fishing; swimming; boating; camping; picnicking; hiking;
rock climbing; cave exploring; bicycling; horseback riding; firewood gathering;
pleasure driving, including snowmobiling and the operation of any motorized vehicle or
conveyance upon a road or upon or across land in any manner, including recreational trail
use; nature study; water skiing; winter sports; new text beginnew text endand
viewing or enjoying historical, archaeological, scenic, or scientific sites. "Rock climbing"
means the climbing of a naturally exposed rock face. "Cave exploring" means the
planned exploration of naturally occurring cavities in rock, including passage through any
structures placed for the purpose of safe access, access control, or conservation, but does
not include the exploration of other man-made cavities such as tunnels, mines, and sewers.