SB 1678 -  Sovereign Immunity

by Diaz
Increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; specifying that the limitations in effect on the date a final judgment is entered apply to that claim; requiring that the limitations on tort liability be adjusted every year after a specified date; revising sovereign immunity applicability relating to certain hospitals and employees and agents of such hospitals, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Judiciary on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
  • Community Affairs
  • Appropriations

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 195 Time: 03/10/2021 - 11:56 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 195 Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/25/2021 - 8:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
766.1115 HB 803, HB 1299, SB 1680
768.28 CS/HB 1, SB 484, SB 826, HB 871, HB 1129, HB 1609, CS/HB 6503*, CS/HB 6511*

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