Bill Status of HB5066 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: PRESCRIBED BURNING-LIABILITY
Rep. Tim Butler
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Prescribed Burning Act. Removes a provision making a property owner and any person conducting a prescribed burn liable for actual damage or injury caused by the prescribed burn or resulting smoke upon proof of negligence. Provides instead that no landowner, agent of the landowner, or certified prescribed burn manager is liable for damage, injury, or loss caused by a prescribed burn or resulting smoke unless proven to be grossly negligent. Effective immediately.