Text: HSB161            Text: HSB163


House Study Bill 162

HOUSE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON REBUILD IOWA AND DISASTER RECOVERY BILL BY CHAIRPERSON SCHUELLER) Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to disaster emergency assistance immunity. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1879HC 83 4 tm/rj/8 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 613.17A VOLUNTEER DISASTER 1 2 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE IMMUNITY. 1 3 During a disaster as defined in section 29C.2 or in the 1 4 period immediately following a disaster for which the governor 1 5 has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency pursuant to 1 6 section 29C.6, a person who in good faith renders emergency 1 7 assistance without compensation shall not be liable for any 1 8 civil damages for acts or omissions occurring during the 1 9 rendering of the emergency assistance at the place of the 1 10 disaster emergency unless such acts or omissions constitute 1 11 recklessness. 1 12 EXPLANATION 1 13 This bill relates to disaster emergency assistance 1 14 immunity. 1 15 The bill provides that, during a disaster or in the period 1 16 immediately following a disaster for which the governor has 1 17 issued a proclamation of disaster emergency, a person who in 1 18 good faith renders emergency assistance without compensation 1 19 shall not be liable for any civil damages for acts or 1 20 omissions occurring during the rendering of the emergency 1 21 assistance at the place of the disaster emergency unless such 1 22 acts or omissions constitute recklessness. 1 23 LSB 1879HC 83 1 24 tm/rj/8
Text: HSB161            Text: HSB163