Park authority; immunity from liability in any civil action. (SB242)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Park authority liability; immunity. Grants immunity from liability in any civil action to park authorities created pursuant to the Park Authorities Act (§ 15.2-5700 et seq.) for damages caused by ordinary negligence on the part of any officer or agent of such park authority in the maintenance or operation of a park, recreational facility, or playground under control of the authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101504D
01/04/2018Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/23/2018Reported from Local Government with amendment (9-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Read second time
01/26/2018Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2018Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB242E
01/26/2018Printed as engrossed 18101504D-E
01/29/2018Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/14/2018Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/14/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/14/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2018Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (3-Y 2-N)
03/02/2018Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (2-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.