General Assembly: 89 (2021 Regular GA) - Chapter 131 - Homicide by vehicle — operation at excessive speed


Published: 2021-05-20

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CHAPTER 131 HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE — OPERATION AT EXCESSIVE SPEED

H.F. 753

ANACT relating to unintentionally causing the death of a person by operating amotor vehicle at an excessive speed, providing penalties, and making penalties applicable.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 707.6A, subsection 2, Code 2021, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH. c. Exceeding a speed limit established or lawfully posted pursuant to

section 262.68, section 321.236, subsection 5 or 11, section 321.236, subsection 13, paragraph “a”, section 321.285, section 321.288, subsection 2, paragraph “f”, or section 321.289, 321.290, 321.293, 321.295, or 461A.36, by twenty-five miles per hour or more, if the violation is the proximate cause of the death of the other person. This paragraph does not apply to a member of a public safety agency, as defined in section 34.1, performing official duties.

Approved May 20, 2021

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