RI HB 7308

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

Effective immediately.

History

01/25/2018 Introduced. Referred to House Committee on Corporations.
02/09/2018 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration on 2/13/18 in the House Committee on Corporations.
02/12/2018 Committee hearing postponed at request of sponsor.
02/27/2018 House Committee on Corporations recommended measure be held for further study.
06/19/2018 House Committee on Corporations recommends passage of Substitute A.
06/19/2018 Placed on House calendar for 6/20/2018.
06/20/2018 House passed Sub A.
06/21/2018 Senate passed Sub A in concurrence.
06/26/2018 Transmitted to Governor.
06/28/2018 Signed by Governor.