Aircraft

H.E.A. 1413, P.L. 102-2015
Effective: July 1, 2015

Provides that the owner of an aircraft who is not the pilot is not vicariously liable for damages unless: (1) the owner engages in negligent, reckless, knowing, intentional, or unlawful conduct that is the proximate cause of the damages; (2) an agency relationship exists between the owner and the person who proximately caused the damages; or (3) the owner’s liability is based on the doctrine of respondeat superior. Specifies that certain provisions relating to the ownership of an aircraft are not intended to modify Indiana law on bailments or bailor liability.

The full law is available at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1413