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Senate Study Bill 1098

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY BILL BY CHAIRPERSON KREIMAN) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act concerning limitations on actions for civil liability 2 related to the dramshop Act and providing an effective and 3 applicability date provision. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1769SC 82 6 ec/gg/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 123.93, Code 2007, is repealed. 1 2 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE == RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. This 1 3 Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon 1 4 enactment, applies to cases pending on or after the effective 1 5 date of this Act, and is retroactively applicable to injuries 1 6 occurring on or after the date two years prior to the 1 7 effective date of this Act. 1 8 EXPLANATION 1 9 This bill concerns limitations of actions relative to 1 10 dramshop Act liability. The bill repeals Code section 123.93, 1 11 which requires an injured person to give written notice to the 1 12 licensee or permittee, or their insurance carrier, of the 1 13 person's intent to bring a civil action within six months of 1 14 the occurrence of the injury giving rise to possible dramshop 1 15 liability. The bill takes effect upon enactment, applies to 1 16 all cases pending on or after that date, and applies to 1 17 injuries occurring on or after the date that is two years 1 18 prior to the effective date of the bill. 1 19 LSB 1769SC 82 1 20 ec:nh/gg/14
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