House Bill Would Limit the Rights of Michigan Bicyclists

Help oppose House Bill 4086 by contacting Representative Kevin Cotter, Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, to request that House Bill 4086 not be taken up in Committee this session. You can contact Representative Cotter at (517) 373-1789 or KevinCotter@house.mi.gov. House Bill 4086 proposes to change a single word of the highway exception to governmental immunity in a manner that would limit the rights of cyclists and pedestrians.

Under Michigan law, citizens are barred from suing governmental entities for property damage or injuries sustained by a governmental entity’s negligence, unless the governmental entity’s negligent conduct falls within a narrowly drawn exception to the general rule that governmental entities are immune from…

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