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Senate Study Bill 1024

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 614.1, subsection 11, Code 2001, is
  1  2 amended to read as follows:
  1  3    11.  IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY.  In addition to
  1  4 limitations contained elsewhere in this section, an action
  1  5 arising out of the unsafe or defective condition of an
  1  6 improvement to real property based on tort and implied
  1  7 warranty and for contribution and indemnity, and founded on
  1  8 injury to property, real or personal, or injury to the person
  1  9 or wrongful death, shall not be brought more than fifteen six
  1 10 years after the date on which occurred the act or omission of
  1 11 the defendant alleged in the action to have been the cause of
  1 12 the injury or death.  However, this subsection does not bar an
  1 13 action against a person solely in the person's capacity as an
  1 14 owner, occupant, or operator of an improvement to real
  1 15 property.  
  1 16                           EXPLANATION 
  1 17    This bill amends Code section 614.1 relating to the statute
  1 18 of limitations in certain civil actions.
  1 19    The bill reduces the time in which civil actions arising
  1 20 out of the unsafe or defective condition of an improvement to
  1 21 real property based on tort and implied warranty may be
  1 22 brought from 15 to six years.  
  1 23 LSB 1645XC 79
  1 24 rh/pj/5
     

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