901.52 Assurance of safety or assumption of responsibility not imputed.

(A) As used in this section, "tort action" has the same meaning as in section 2305.35 of the Revised Code.

(B) In a tort action, in the absence of willful or wanton misconduct or intentionally tortious conduct, no owner, lessee, renter, or operator of premises that are open to the public for direct access to growing agricultural produce shall be imputed to do either of the following:

(1) Extend any assurance to a person that the premises are safe from naturally occurring hazards merely by the act of giving permission to the person to enter the premises or by receiving consideration for the produce picked by the person;

(2) Assume responsibility or liability for injury, death, or loss to person or property allegedly resulting from the natural condition of the terrain of the premises or from the condition of the terrain resulting from cultivation of soil.

Effective Date: 04-07-2005