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Senate File 307

SENATE FILE BY DANIELSON Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the issuance of a temporary injunction 2 prohibiting the enforcement of financial obligations and 3 liabilities related to an action seeking damages for personal 4 injury. 5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 6 TLSB 2387SS 81 7 rh/cf/24 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 668.14A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION 1 2 PROHIBITING ENFORCEMENT OF FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS INCURRED AS 1 3 RESULT OF PERSONAL INJURY ACTION. 1 4 1. In an action brought pursuant to this chapter seeking 1 5 damages for personal injury, the plaintiff may, at any time 1 6 during the period of the lawsuit, apply to the court for 1 7 relief in regard to any financial obligation or liability 1 8 incurred by the plaintiff relating to the personal injury 1 9 action. 1 10 2. The court, after appropriate notice and hearing, may 1 11 grant a temporary injunction prohibiting the enforcement of 1 12 any financial obligation or liability incurred by the 1 13 plaintiff relating to the personal injury action when the 1 14 plaintiff's petition, supported by affidavit, shows the 1 15 plaintiff will suffer irreparable injury if relief is not 1 16 granted. 1 17 3. When a court has granted a temporary injunction as 1 18 provided in subsection 1, during the period the terms and 1 19 conditions of the injunction are complied with no fine or 1 20 penalty shall accrue. 1 21 EXPLANATION 1 22 This bill relates to the issuance of a temporary injunction 1 23 prohibiting the enforcement of financial obligations and 1 24 liabilities related to an action seeking damages for personal 1 25 injury. 1 26 The bill provides that in a personal injury action the 1 27 plaintiff may, at any time during the period of the lawsuit, 1 28 apply to the court for relief in regard to any financial 1 29 obligation or liability incurred by the plaintiff relating to 1 30 the personal injury action. The court, after appropriate 1 31 notice and hearing, may grant a temporary injunction 1 32 prohibiting the enforcement of such an obligation or liability 1 33 when the plaintiff's petition, supported by affidavit, shows 1 34 the plaintiff will suffer irreparable injury. The bill 1 35 further provides that when a court has granted a temporary 2 1 injunction, during the period the terms and conditions of the 2 2 injunction are complied with no fine or penalty shall accrue. 2 3 LSB 2387SS 81 2 4 rh:nh/cf/24
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