692.6 CIVIL REMEDY. Any person may institute a civil action for damages under chapter 669 or 670 or to restrain the dissemination of the person's criminal history data or intelligence data in violation of this chapter. Notwithstanding any provisions of chapter 669 or 670 to the contrary, any person, agency, or governmental body proven to have disseminated or to have requested and received criminal history data or intelligence data in violation of this chapter shall be liable for actual damages and exemplary damages for each violation and shall be liable for court costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the party bringing the action. In no case shall the award for damages be less than one hundred dollars.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C75, 77, § 749B.6; C79, 81, § 692.6] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         2007 Acts, ch 38, §6

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