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CS/HB 903 (2009) -  Attorney's Fees in Workers' Compensation Cases

by General Government Policy Council and Flores (CO-SPONSORS) Cannon; Crisafulli; Horner; McKeel; Murzin; Patronis; Stargel; Williams, T.
Clarifies requirements for payment of fees & costs under retainer agreement; specifies amount of attorney's fees which claimant is entitled to recover from carrier or employer.
Effective Date: July 1, 2009
Last Event: 05/29/09 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2009-94 on Friday, May 29, 2009 4:47 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

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Bill Text

    • 383074 Date Filed: 04/30/09, Line#: 0 House: Refuse to Concur 04/30/2009 06:15 PM
    • Senate: Receded 05/01/2009 05:05 PM
    • 953242 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 106 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 3:38:26 PM
    • 256532 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/29/2009 3:45:50 PM
    • 721614 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/29/2009 3:45:18 PM
    • 828210 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/29/2009 3:45:36 PM
    • 585562 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 3:38:31 PM
    • 330056 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 3:38:36 PM
    • 340384 Date Filed: 04/29/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 3:38:41 PM
    • 708812 Date Filed: 04/30/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 8:23:55 PM
    • 293958 Date Filed: 04/30/09, Line#: 114 Senate: Withdrawn 4/30/2009 8:24:03 PM
    • 677495 , Planas Date Filed: 03/25/09, Line#: 0 House: Failed 03/26/2009 01:05 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 03/26/2009 01:04 PM   Yeas: 116 Nays: 0 Action: Quorum Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 57] Barcode: 677495
Chamber: House Date: 03/26/2009 01:05 PM   Yeas: 45 Nays: 69 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 58] Barcode: 677495
Chamber: House Date: 03/31/2009 12:41 PM   Yeas: 84 Nays: 35 Action: Passage Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 77] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/30/2009 03:41 PM   Yeas: 39 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 44] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 05/01/2009 05:05 PM   Yeas: 21 Nays: 17 Action: House Message Action 2: Amendment Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 33] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 05/01/2009 05:05 PM   Yeas: 22 Nays: 16 Action: House Message Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 34] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2009-94 Time: 05/29/2009 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 05/15/2009 - 1:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 05/04/2009 - 12:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H In Messages Time: 05/04/2009 - 12:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 22 NAYS 16 -SJ 01066 Time: 05/01/2009 - 5:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Receded -SJ 01065 Time: 05/01/2009 - 5:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S In returning messages Time: 04/30/2009 - 7:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/30/2009 - 7:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 383074 Refuse to Concur Time: 04/30/2009 - 6:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Refused to concur, requested Senate to recede Time: 04/30/2009 - 6:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Senate Message List Time: 04/30/2009 - 5:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/30/2009 - 4:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS passed as amended (383074); YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 00927 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 00927 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (383074) -SJ 00926 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 00926 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Substituted for CS/CS/SB 2072 -SJ 00926 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; General Government Appropriations -SJ 00926 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Received, referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; General Government Appropriations -SJ 00991 Time: 04/30/2009 - 3:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/15/2009 - 2:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/15/2009 - 2:54 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Passage on third reading Time: 03/31/2009 - 12:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 84, NAYS 35 Time: 03/31/2009 - 12:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/31/2009 - 12:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/26/2009 - 1:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 677495 Failed Time: 03/26/2009 - 1:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/26/2009 - 12:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 677495 filed Time: 03/25/2009 - 1:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/26/2009) Time: 03/24/2009 - 6:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/20/2009 - 12:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 03/20/2009 - 12:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/18/2009 - 5:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/18/2009 - 4:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.20 Time: 03/18/2009 - 4:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of General Government Policy Council Time: 03/18/2009 - 4:20 PM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by General Government Policy Council Time: 03/17/2009 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Added to General Government Policy Council agenda Time: 03/13/2009 - 4:01 PM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Now in General Government Policy Council Time: 03/13/2009 - 11:39 AM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Time: 03/13/2009 - 11:39 AM Member: Committee: Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee (Amended) Time: 03/10/2009 - 10:45 AM Member: Committee: Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee agenda Time: 03/06/2009 - 4:18 PM Member: Committee: Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Time: 03/04/2009 - 2:28 PM Member: Committee: Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to General Government Policy Council Time: 03/04/2009 - 2:28 PM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Referred to Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Time: 03/04/2009 - 2:28 PM Member: Committee: Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/03/2009 - 10:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/16/2009 - 12:46 PM Member: Flores Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
440.34 HB 311, HB 1489