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NEW BILL: Sled At Your Own Risk

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The next time you go sledding on a public hill, you could be doing it at your own risk.

Wednesday the Iowa House approved a bill that limits the liability of cities if someone is injured while sledding on public property.

Cities already have similar protection in case of injuries while skateboarding or cycling.

Opponents of the bill say it’s just an excuse for cities not to take the steps to clear hazards from sledding hills.