77-1-805. Liability of state and lessee. (1) The provisions of 70-16-302 that limit the liability of a landowner or the landowner's tenant for the recreational use of property apply to the state and any lessee of state lands used for general recreational purposes.
(2) The lessee is not responsible for the suppression of or for damages resulting from a fire on the leased land caused by a general recreational user, except that a lessee who observes a fire caused by a general recreational user shall make reasonable efforts to suppress the fire or report it to the proper firefighting authority.
History: En. Sec. 14, Ch. 609, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 2543, Ch. 56, L. 2009.