HB1291 (2008) Detail

Requiring persons under 18 years of age to wear ski helmets.


HB 1291 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2264

05/01

HOUSE BILL 1291

AN ACT requiring persons under 18 years of age to wear ski helmets.

SPONSORS: Rep. Blanchard, Merr 10; Rep. Flockhart, Rock 13

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill requires persons under 18 years of age to wear ski helmets while skiing or snowboarding.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2264

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT requiring persons under 18 years of age to wear ski helmets.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Skier Responsibility; Helmet Required. Amend RSA 225-A:24 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

VI. No person under 18 years of age shall ski, snowboard, or ski jump unless such person is wearing a helmet of a type approved by the commissioner of the department of resources and economic development.

2 New Section; Helmets Required. Amend RSA 225-A by inserting after section 23 the following new section:

225-A:23-a Helmets Required. No ski area operator shall permit any person under 18 years of age to ski, snowboard, or ski jump unless such person is wearing a helmet of a type approved by the commissioner of the department of resources and economic development. It shall be a defense to any claim of liability under this section that the ski operator established and maintained reasonable policies and procedures to enforce the requirements of this section.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1291 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1291 Revision: 11490 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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