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2017 Regular Session
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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.
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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
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