language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 91-H.F.No. 1153 An act relating to civil actions; clarifying the limits on recovery for economic loss caused by components of manufactured goods; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 604.10. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 604.10, is amended to read: 604.10 [ECONOMIC LOSS ARISING FROM THE SALE OF GOODS.] (a) Economic loss that arises from a sale of goods that is due to damage to tangible property other than the goods sold may be recovered in tort as well as in contract, but economic loss that arises from a sale of goods between parties who are each merchants in goods of the kind is not recoverable in tort. (b) Economic loss that arises from a sale of goods, between merchants, that is not due to damage to tangible property other than the goods sold may not be recovered in tort. (c) The economic loss recoverable in tort under this section does not include economic loss due to damage to the goods themselves. (d) The economic loss recoverable in tort under this section does not include economic loss incurred by a manufacturer of goods arising from damage to the manufactured goods and caused by a component of the goods. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment and applies to any action begun on or after August 1, 1991. Presented to the governor May 3, 1993 Signed by the governor May 5, 1993, 6:20 p.m.
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