Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 156

S.P. 339 - L.D. 889

An Act To Limit Liability for Certain Noncommercial Aviation Activities

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 14 MRSA 159-A, sub-1, B, as amended by PL 2001, c. 113, 2, is further amended to read:

B. "Recreational or harvesting activities" means recreational activities conducted out-of-doors, including, but not limited to, hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, environmental education and research, hiking, recreational caving, sight-seeing, operating snow-traveling and all-terrain vehicles, skiing, hang-gliding, noncommercial aviation activities, dog sledding, equine activities, boating, sailing, canoeing, rafting, biking, picnicking, swimming or activities involving the harvesting or gathering of forest, field or marine products. It includes entry of, volunteer maintenance and improvement of, use of and passage over premises in order to pursue these activities. "Recreational or harvesting activities" does not include commercial agricultural or timber harvesting.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333