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HOUSE BILL NO. 501
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SPORT SHOOTING RANGES - Adds to existing law to provide for the acceptance
of risks by a person using a sport shooting range.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 501
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO SPORT SHOOTING RANGES; AMENDING CHAPTER 26, TITLE 55, IDAHO CODE,
3 BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 55-2605, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE
4 ACCEPTANCE OF RISKS BY A PERSON USING A SPORT SHOOTING RANGE.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 26, Title 55, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION , to be
8 known and designated as Section 55-2605, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
9 55-2605. USE OF SPORT SHOOTING RANGE -- ACCEPTANCE OF RISKS. Each person
10 who participates in sport shooting at a sport shooting range accepts the risks
11 associated with the sport to the extent the risks are obvious and inherent.
12 Those risks include natural variations in terrain, surface or subsurface snow
13 or ice conditions, bare spots, rocks, trees and other forms of natural growth
14 or debris, and the use of other than factory loaded ammunition.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend
existing Idaho code and add a new section
55-2605, at the request of the Parks and
Recreation Department of the city of
Standpoint, that deals with the acceptance of
shooters that handload their own ammunition.
None to the general fund.
CONTACT: (name)John Campbell
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE
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