82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1160, Chapter 101 Page: 1 of 5
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Chapter 101 S.B. No. 1160
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the liability of landowners for damage or injury,
3 including liability for harm to a trespasser.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1i. The heading to Section 75.006, Civil Practice
6 and Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
7 Sec. 75.006. LIABILITY LIMITED FOR ACTIONS OF FIREFIGHTER,
8 FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, OR PEACE OFFICER.
9 SECTION 2. Section 75.006, Civil Practice and Remedies
10 Code, is amended by amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsections
11 (c), (d), and (e) to read as follows:
12 (a) In this section:
13 (1) "Federal law enforcement officer" means a law
14 enforcement officer as defined by 5 U.S.C. Section 8331(20).
15 (2) "Firefighter" means a member of a fire department
16 who performs a function listed in Section 419.021(3) (C), Government
18 (3) [4-2] "Livestock" has the meaning assigned by
19 Section 1.003, Agriculture Code.
20 (4) [4-3] "Peace officer" has the meaning assigned by
21 Section 1.07, Penal Code, or other state or federal law.
22 (c) An owner, lessee, or occupant of agricultural land is
23 not liable for any damage or injury to any person or property that
24 arises from the actions of a peace officer or federal law
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1160, Chapter 101, legislative document, May 20, 2011; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth311764/m1/1/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.