SECTION 1. Section 34 of Chapter 138, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “both” in line17, the following words :-
and shall be liable in a civil action for all monetary damages arising out of personal injuries and deaths (including personal injury or death to the underage person to whom alcohol was illegally delivered or furnished), or property damages proximately caused by the conduct prohibited herein. In any civil action brought on the basis of this statute, the conduct of the underage person in consuming alcohol delivered to a person in violation of this statute shall not be a defense to the claim whether stated as negligence, comparative fault, intervening or superceding cause, or otherwise.
The amendments to this statute shall apply retroactively to all civil actions pending at the time of enactment.
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