RI HB 5487

Author

Brian Kennedy
PO Box 1001
Ashway, RI 02804-0018
401-377-8818
rep-kennedy@rilin.state.ri.us
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Bill Text

Category

Indemnity Agreements

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State

RI

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Summary

Prohibits indemnity agreement in motor carrier transportation contract.

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Issue

Renders void and unenforceable any motor transportation contract term indemnifying an indemnitee from or against its own negligence, intentional acts or omissions in contracts entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the chapter.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2018. Companion to SB 167.

History

02/15/2017 Introduced. Referred to House Committee on Corporations.
02/28/2017 House Committee on Corporations recommended measure be held for further study.