Friday, July 25, 2014

HB 7015 - Expert Testimony

General Bill   by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Metz (CO-SPONSORS) Gaetz
Expert Testimony: Provides that witness qualified as expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify in form of opinion as to facts at issue in case; requires courts to interpret & apply principles of expert testimony in conformity with specified U.S. Supreme Court decisions; subjects pure opinion testimony to such requirements; provides that facts or data that are otherwise inadmissible may not be disclosed to jury by proponent of opinion or inference unless court determines that probative value of facts or data in assisting jury to evaluate expert's opinion substantially outweighs prejudicial effect.
Effective Date: July 1, 2013
Last Event: Chapter No. 2013-107 on Wednesday, June 05, 2013 8:12 AM
Recommending committee actions by:
   Civil Justice Subcommittee
  On agenda for: 02/13/13   2:00 PM Notice
     Favorable (final action) See Votes

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 03/28/13 8:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Judiciary Committee
           On agenda for: 04/03/13 8:30 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/SB 1412 Expert Testimony Similar

Bill Text

Enrolled  
Engrossed 1 
Original Filed Version  
768244 , Negron, Benacquisto, Galvano Date Filed: 04/25/13, Line#: 0 Senate: Adopted 4/25/2013 10:44:49 AM
House: Concur 4/26/2013 4:15:57 PM
PCB Text

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
House 04/18/2013 02:14 PM   75 42 Passage Vote [Seq# 188]
Senate 04/26/2013 09:24 AM   30 9 Vote [Seq# 7]
House 04/26/2013 04:10 PM   70 41 Passage Vote [Seq# 300]

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Chapter No. 2013-107 Wednesday, June 05, 2013 8:12 AM
Approved by Governor Tuesday, June 04, 2013 5:49 PM
Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Monday, May 20, 2013 4:57 PM
Ordered engrossed, then enrolled Friday, April 26, 2013 4:17 PM
Passed as amended; YEAS 70, NAYS 41 Friday, April 26, 2013 4:16 PM
Amendment 768244 Concur Friday, April 26, 2013 4:15 PM
Concurred in 1 amendment(s) Friday, April 26, 2013 4:10 PM
Added to Senate Message List Friday, April 26, 2013 1:43 PM
In Messages Friday, April 26, 2013 10:50 AM
04/26/13 S Immediately certified Friday, April 26, 2013 10:23 AM
04/26/13 S Passed as amended; YEAS 30 NAYS 9 -SJ 679 Friday, April 26, 2013 9:24 AM
04/26/13 S Read 3rd time -SJ 679 Friday, April 26, 2013 9:14 AM
04/25/13 S Placed on 3rd reading Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:44 AM
04/25/13 S Amendment(s) adopted (768244) -SJ 600 Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:44 AM
04/25/13 S Read 2nd time -SJ 600 Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:38 AM
04/25/13 S Substituted for CS/SB 1412 -SJ 600 Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:38 AM
04/25/13 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 600 Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:38 AM
04/25/13 S Withdrawn from Judiciary; Rules -SJ 600 Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:38 AM
04/24/13 S Received -SJ 586 Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:20 PM
04/23/13 S Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 586 Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:47 PM
04/23/13 S In Messages Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:02 PM
Message sent to senate Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:00 PM
Passed; YEAS 75, NAYS 42 Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:14 PM
Passage on third reading Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:14 PM
Read 3rd time Thursday, April 18, 2013 1:50 PM
Added to Third Reading Calendar Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:45 PM
Placed on 3rd reading Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:43 PM
Read 2nd time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:06 PM
Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/17/2013) Monday, April 15, 2013 6:12 PM
Added to Second Reading Calendar Wednesday, April 03, 2013 1:48 PM
Bill released to House Calendar Wednesday, April 03, 2013 1:48 PM
Reported out of Judiciary Committee Wednesday, April 03, 2013 1:48 PM Judiciary Committee
Favorable by Judiciary Committee Wednesday, April 03, 2013 11:30 AM Judiciary Committee
Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Monday, April 01, 2013 4:15 PM Judiciary Committee
Now in Judiciary Committee Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:48 PM Judiciary Committee
Reported out of Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:48 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:00 AM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Added to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:20 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Filed Wednesday, February 13, 2013 6:52 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

90.702
90.704
 

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