Bills Assigned to Keyword - Tort Reform (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/15/2021


H 3297 Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Tort Reform
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H 3700 Establishes requirements for demands for personal injury, bodily injury, property damage or wrongful deathSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes requirements for demands for personal injury, bodily injury, property damage or wrongful death. 
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/26/2021
Keywords: Tort Reform
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S 0081 Increases the limit on judgements against governmental employees and officials to $2 millionSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limit on judgments against governmental employees and officials from $1 million to $2 million.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform
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S 0082 Increases the limits on liability 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.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: WM Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/11/2021
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform
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