Utility right-of -way maintenance.
be amended to read as follows:
For wrongful injury to timber, trees, or underwood upon the land of another, or
removal thereof, the measure of damages is three times such a sum as would compensate for the
actual detriment, except where the trespass was casual and involuntary, or committed under the
belief that the land belonged to the trespasser, or where the wood was taken by the authority of
highway officers for the purpose of a highway; in which case the damages are a sum equal to the
The Guide for Plant Appraisal, Ninth Edition, as published by the International
Society of Arboriculture as of January 1, 2007, shall be used as a guide to measure the actual
damages for the wrongful injury to trees or plants.