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2016 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to noneconomic damages; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: 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.
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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
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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