2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Lininger|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Barker, Nosse, Piluso, Power (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to damages in actions for wrongful death; declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Restricts limitation on award of noneconomic damages to claims in actions for wrongful death.
Directs State Court Administrator to annually adjust limit on noneconomic damages, beginning in 2018. Specifies method by which administrator must make adjustment. Corrects inaccurate reference for definition. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Judiciary|