27-1-724. Limits on liability of livestock owner or property owner in accidents involving motor vehicles and livestock. (1) Except as provided in Title 60, chapter 7, part 2, for the highways referred to in 60-7-201, a person owning, controlling, or in possession of livestock or a person owning property has no duty to keep livestock from wandering on highways and is not subject to liability for damages to any property or for injury to a person caused by an accident involving a motor vehicle and livestock unless the owner of the livestock or property was grossly negligent or engaged in intentional misconduct.
(2) As used in this section, the following definitions apply:
(a) "Highway" has the meaning provided in 60-1-103(19);
(b) "Livestock" has the meaning provided in 15-1-101; and
(c) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or association.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 28, L. 2001.