2016 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to noneconomic damages; declaring an emergency.|
Increases $500,000 limit on noneconomic damages recoverable in wrongful death actions and other statutorily created causes of action to $1.5 million.
Directs State Court Administrator to annually adjust limit on noneconomic damages, beginning in 2017. Specifies method by which administrator must make adjustment. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Judiciary|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|