2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Prozanski|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Manning Jr (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:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||Has Minimal Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Judiciary|