as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:57pm
A bill for an act
relating to civil actions; voiding a waiver of liability for ordinary negligence
involving a consumer service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 604.055,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 604.055, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
An agreement between
parties for a consumer service, including a recreational activity, that purports to release,
limit, or waive the liability of one party for damage, injuries, or death resulting from conduct
that constitutes new text beginnew text endgreater than ordinary negligence is against public
policy and void and unenforceable.
The agreement, or portion thereof, is severable from a release, limitation, or waiver of
liability for damage, injuries, or death resulting from deleted text beginconduct that constitutes ordinary
negligence or fordeleted text end risks that are inherent in a particular activity.
new text begin new text end