RI SB 167

Author

Roger Picard
764 Mendon Road
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-769-4902
rep-picard@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 HB 5487.

History

02/01/2017 Introduced. Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary.
02/14/2017 Hearing in Senate Committee on Judiciary. Recommended to be held for further study.