State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced 1/24/2017, by Sen. John J. Cullerton


745 ILCS 38/10

    Amends the Baseball Facility Liability Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning limitations on liability.

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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Baseball Facility Liability Act is amended
5by changing Section 10 as follows:
6    (745 ILCS 38/10)
7    Sec. 10. Liability limited. The The owner or operator of a
8baseball facility shall not be liable for any injury to the
9person or property of any person as a result of that person
10being hit by a ball or bat unless: (1) the person is situated
11behind a screen, backstop, or similar device at a baseball
12facility and the screen, backstop, or similar device is
13defective (in a manner other than in width or height) because
14of the negligence of the owner or operator of the baseball
15facility; or (2) the injury is caused by willful and wanton
16conduct, in connection with the game of baseball, of the owner
17or operator or any baseball player, coach or manager employed
18by the owner or operator.
19(Source: P.A. 87-1182.)