CS/CS/CS/SB 88 -  Farming Operations

by Rules and Environment and Natural Resources and Judiciary and Brodeur (CO-SPONSORS) Baxley; Albritton; Perry
Prohibiting farms from being held liable for nuisance except under certain circumstances; providing a burden of proof; prohibiting nuisance actions from being filed against farm operations unless specified conditions are met; providing requirements for and limitations on damages; providing that plaintiffs who bring nuisance actions against farm operations are liable for certain costs and expenses under certain conditions, etc.
SB Substituted for CS/CS/HB 1601 By Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Williamson
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/30/21 Chapter No. 2021-7 on Friday, April 30, 2021 8:59 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 02/01/21 2:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 1
  • Environment and Natural Resources
    • On agenda for: 02/15/21 3:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 4   Nays 1
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 03/04/21 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 14   Nays 2

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 846141 , Hardy Date Filed: 04/19/21, Line#: 101 House: Failed 04/21/2021 03:41 PM
    • 122127 , Hardy Date Filed: 04/19/21, Line#: 164 House: Failed 04/21/2021 04:00 PM
    • 898789 , Hardy Date Filed: 04/19/21, Line#: 166 House: Failed 04/21/2021 04:04 PM
    • 288003 , Hardy Date Filed: 04/19/21, Line#: 175 House: Failed 04/21/2021 04:08 PM
    • 341393 , Hardy Date Filed: 04/19/21, Line#: 187 House: Failed 04/21/2021 04:15 PM
    • 545786 , Brodeur Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 94 Senate: Adopted 3/11/2021 2:38:50 PM
    • 504600 , Brodeur Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 158 Senate: Withdrawn 3/10/2021 4:08:29 PM
    • 769248 , Rules, Brodeur Date Filed: 03/03/21, Line#: 122 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/04/2021 12:09 PM
    • 753866 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/03/21, Line#: 151 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/04/2021 12:09 PM
    • 770486 , Rules, Gibson Date Filed: 03/04/21, Line#: 183 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/04/2021 12:09 PM
    • 441286 , Environment and Natural Resources, Brodeur Date Filed: 02/12/21, Line#: 112 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/15/2021 05:35 PM
    • 302848 , Environment and Natural Resources, Stewart Date Filed: 02/12/21, Line#: 151 Senate(c): Withdrawn 02/15/2021 05:35 PM
    • 896598 , Judiciary, Brodeur Date Filed: 02/01/21, Line#: 168 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/02/2021 09:23 AM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/4/2021 2:07:14 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/2/2021 4:29:19 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 2/16/2021 9:34:17 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 2/12/2021 3:42:13 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/2/2021 3:25:49 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/29/2021 2:18:31 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/18/2021 02:12 PM   Yeas: 37 Nays: 1 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 6] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 04/22/2021 11:57 AM   Yeas: 110 Nays: 7 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 258] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2021-7 Time: 04/30/2021 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor -SJ 957 Time: 04/29/2021 - 4:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 652 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Ordered enrolled -SJ 652 Time: 04/22/2021 - 3:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/22/2021 - 12:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 110, NAYS 7 Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:57 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/21/2021 - 5:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 341393 Failed Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 288003 Failed Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 898789 Failed Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 122127 Failed Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 846141 Failed Time: 04/21/2021 - 3:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/21/2021 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Substituted for CS/CS/HB 1601 Time: 04/21/2021 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 846141 filed Time: 04/19/2021 - 3:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 288003 filed Time: 04/19/2021 - 3:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 122127 filed Time: 04/19/2021 - 3:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 341393 filed Time: 04/19/2021 - 3:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 898789 filed Time: 04/19/2021 - 3:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/18/2021 - 9:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/21/2021) Time: 04/18/2021 - 8:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/18/2021 - 8:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/25/2021 - 4:54 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 260 Time: 03/18/2021 - 2:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 260 Time: 03/18/2021 - 2:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Ordered engrossed -SJ 237 Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (545786) -SJ 236 Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 236 Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 227 Time: 03/10/2021 - 11:56 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/21 -SJ 238 Time: 03/08/2021 - 4:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/05/2021 - 2:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/04/2021 - 3:05 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 2 -SJ 192 Time: 03/04/2021 - 11:27 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time -SJ 165 Time: 03/02/2021 - 7:13 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c2
Event: S CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 165 Time: 03/02/2021 - 7:13 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c2
Event: S Introduced -SJ 44 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/04/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/01/2021 - 2:17 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 02/18/2021 - 1:30 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/16/2021 - 9:41 AM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 178 Time: 02/15/2021 - 4:59 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 02/15/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building Time: 02/08/2021 - 2:38 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S Now in Environment and Natural Resources Time: 02/03/2021 - 9:40 AM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/02/2021 - 3:35 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 1 -SJ 178 Time: 02/01/2021 - 5:11 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/01/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/25/2021 - 2:56 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Environment and Natural Resources; Rules -SJ 44 Time: 01/25/2021 - 2:11 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/25/2021 - 11:45 AM Member: Committee: Version: __