HB 7071 -  Contingency Risk Multipliers

by Judiciary Committee and Beltran (CO-SPONSORS) Maggard; Sabatini
Provides that, for certain attorney fees awarded for claims arising under property insurance policies, strong presumption is created that lodestar fee is sufficient & reasonable; limits circumstances for rebuttal.
Effective Date: July 1, 2020
Last Event: 03/14/20 S Died in Banking and Insurance on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB JDC 20-03 recommended by:
    Judiciary Committee
    • On agenda for: 01/30/20   8:00 AM View Notice
    • Favorable With Amendment(s) (final action) See Votes

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Senate Referrals

  • Banking and Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Rules

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 2/14/2020 8:52:21 AM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 2/11/2020 6:17:47 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Judiciary Committee 2/1/2020 12:58:55 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Judiciary Committee 1/28/2020 7:51:59 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 03/04/2020 01:56 PM   Yeas: 72 Nays: 46 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 545] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Banking and Insurance Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Banking and Insurance Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Received -SJ 478 Time: 03/05/2020 - 6:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 478 Time: 03/05/2020 - 9:57 AM Member: Committee: Banking and Insurance Version: __
Event: S In Messages Time: 03/04/2020 - 3:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/04/2020 - 3:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Passed; YEAS 72, NAYS 46 Time: 03/04/2020 - 1:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/04/2020 - 1:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/03/2020 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/03/2020 - 5:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/03/2020 - 4:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/3/2020) Time: 02/27/2020 - 8:47 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/14/2020 - 8:53 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 02/14/2020 - 8:53 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Commerce Committee Time: 02/14/2020 - 8:53 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Commerce Committee Time: 02/13/2020 - 7:07 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 02/11/2020 - 3:41 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Commerce Committee Time: 02/04/2020 - 1:34 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Commerce Committee Time: 02/04/2020 - 1:34 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/03/2020 - 5:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/03/2020 - 9:16 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
627.428 CS/SB 914