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Senate Bill 2226

Senate Bill sb2226

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 2226

    By Senator Bennett





    21-1348B-04

  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to limitation on liability for

  3         persons or political subdivisions providing

  4         streetlights, security lights, or other similar

  5         illumination; providing that a person or

  6         political subdivision that provides, operates,

  7         or maintains streetlights or other similar

  8         illumination is not liable for civil damages

  9         for injury or death effected or caused by the

10         adequacy or failure of illumination of the

11         lights, regardless whether the adequacy or

12         failure of illumination is alleged or

13         demonstrated to have caused or contributed in

14         any way to the injury or death; providing an

15         effective date.

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17  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

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19         Section 1.  Limitation on liability for persons or

20  political subdivisions providing streetlights, security

21  lights, or other similar illumination.--Any person, as defined

22  in section 1.01(3), Florida Statutes, or any political

23  subdivision, as defined in section 1.01(8), Florida Statutes,

24  that provides, operates, or maintains streetlights, security

25  lights, or other similar illumination may not be held liable

26  for any civil damages for injury or death effected or caused

27  by the adequacy or failure of illumination of the lights,

28  regardless of whether the adequacy or failure of illumination

29  is alleged or demonstrated to have caused or contributed in

30  any way to the injury or death. No person or political

31  subdivision that provides, operates, or maintains a manner of

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 2226
    21-1348B-04




 1  illumination described above owes a duty to the public to

 2  provide, operate, or maintain the illumination in any manner.

 3         Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2004.

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      provides, operates, or maintains streetlights or other
 8    similar illumination is not liable for civil damages for
      injury or death effected or caused by the adequacy or
 9    failure of illumination of the lights, regardless of
      whether the adequacy or failure of illumination is
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      any way to the injury or death.
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