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      Poll: Underage drinking lawsuits?

      (AP) - The Wisconsin state Senate is scheduled to vote on passing a bill that would allow bars and liquor stores to sue underage patrons or their parents for $1,000.

      The measure up for a vote Tuesday passed the Assembly unanimously in May.

      The Republican-sponsored bill would allow anyone with a liquor license to bring civil lawsuits against underage patrons. A parent or guardian could be sued if the underage drinker is a minor.

      If the liquor license holder wins in court, the judge must order the underage customer or their guardians to pay the establishment $1,000.

      The measure would not change any underage drinking laws in the state. Underage people could still drink in bars with their parents or a spouse who's at least 21.

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      Tonight in the Daily Pulse we're wondering: Do you agree with a bill that would allow anyone with a liquor license to bring civil lawsuits against underage patrons? Yes or no? Why or why not?