General Assembly: 88 (2019 Regular GA) - Chapter 153 - Emergency response services by nonprofit corporations for municipalities — liability exemption


Published: 2019-05-17

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CHAPTER 153 EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES BY NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS FOR

MUNICIPALITIES — LIABILITY EXEMPTION

S.F. 377

AN ACT extending immunity from tort liability to certain nonprofit corporations providing emergency response services.

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

Section 1. Section 670.4, subsection 1, paragraph k, Code 2019, is amended to read as follows: k. A claim based upon or arising out of an act or omission of a municipality in connection

with an emergency response including but not limited to acts or omissions in connection with emergency response communications services. For the purposes of this paragraph, “municipality” includes a nonprofit corporation that delivers such emergency response services on behalf of a city, county, township, or benefited fire district pursuant to a written contract. The city, county, township, or benefited fire district shall file the written contract and any amendment, modification, or notice of termination of the contract in an electronic format with the secretary of state within thirty days of the effective date of the contract, amendment, modification, or termination in a manner specified by the secretary of state.

Approved May 17, 2019

Thu Oct 10 09:09:40 2019 1/ 1