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S 0082 - Increases the limits on liability

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy (D)
Last Action: 3/11/2021 - House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Senate Committee: Judy
House Committee: WM
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

02.11.2021 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.
02.02.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment are technical and clarify that a judgment can be offered that exceeds the cap.
01.26.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limits on liability from a loss to one person arising from a single occurrence to $500,000 and the total limits from a loss arising out of a single occurrence to $1 million.

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S 0082 General Bill, By Malloy
Summary: Liability limitations
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-120 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY, TO INCREASE THE LIMITS FROM A LOSS TO ONE PERSON ARISING FROM A SINGLE OCCURRENCE TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS, TO INCREASE THE TOTAL LIMITS FROM A LOSS ARISING OUT OF A SINGLE OCCURRENCE TO TWO MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO REQUIRE THE LIMITS BE ANNUALLY ADJUSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.
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12/09/20Senate Prefiled
12/09/20Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 164)
01/12/21Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 164)
01/13/21Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Young, Sabb, Senn, Talley
02/11/21Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 4)
02/12/21 Scrivener's error corrected
03/09/21Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/09/21Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/09/21Senate Roll call Ayes-30 Nays-9 (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/10/21Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 14)
03/11/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 14)
03/11/21House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 14)



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