SB 5 : Shooting Ranges and Shooters Strictly Liable for Shooting Injuries Outside of Boundaries of Gun Range

Position: Support Status: Senate Desk Awaiting First Hearing

Makes shooting range and person discharging firearm at shooting range strictly liable for injuries resulting from bullets that stray outside boundaries of shooting range.
Allows injured person to bring civil action against city or county that fails to regulate shooting range after having notice of dangerous condition. Removes prohibition on local government regulation relating to shooting ranges.

Update


February 12, 2019: Senator Courtney introduced SB 781 which appears to be a weakened version of this bill. January 15, 2019: Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee January 14, 2019: Introduced by Senator Peter Courtney

On February 12, 2019, Senator Courtney introduced SB 781 which appears to be a weakened version of this bill.