CS/CS/CS/SB 974 -  Sovereign Immunity

by Rules and Community Affairs and Judiciary and Gruters
Increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; revising authorizations relating to settlements of claims made or judgments rendered in excess of the sovereign immunity limits; revising exceptions relating to instituting actions on claims against the state or one of its agencies and to the statute of limitations for such claims, etc.
Effective Date: 10/01/2022
Last Event: 03/14/22 S Died in Appropriations on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:02 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 01/31/22 3:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 0
  • Community Affairs
    • On agenda for: 02/08/22 3:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 3
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 02/23/22 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 16   Nays 1
  • Appropriations

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 801476 , Rules, Hutson Date Filed: 02/22/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/23/2022 04:07 PM
    • AA 366398 , Rules, Hutson Date Filed: 02/23/22, Line#: 35 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/23/2022 04:07 PM
    • AA 845510 , Rules, Hutson Date Filed: 02/23/22, Line#: 53 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/23/2022 04:07 PM
    • 368554 , Community Affairs, Gruters Date Filed: 02/07/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/09/2022 10:27 AM
    • 660804 , Judiciary, Gruters Date Filed: 01/28/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 01/31/2022 06:16 PM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 2/24/2022 12:50:00 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 2/21/2022 4:27:46 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Community Affairs 2/10/2022 1:43:18 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Community Affairs 2/7/2022 3:22:22 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/1/2022 12:57:38 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/28/2022 2:50:18 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Appropriations Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:02 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c3
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 456 Time: 02/28/2022 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 02/24/2022 - 2:42 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c3
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/24/2022 - 12:53 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 454 Time: 02/23/2022 - 12:29 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/23/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/18/2022 - 2:31 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 02/11/2022 - 8:55 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Remaining references corrected to Rules; Appropriations -SJ 382 Time: 02/11/2022 - 8:55 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 365 Time: 02/10/2022 - 5:56 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/10/2022 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 364 Time: 02/08/2022 - 5:59 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/08/22, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/03/2022 - 2:00 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 247 Time: 02/02/2022 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Now in Community Affairs Time: 02/02/2022 - 2:48 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/02/2022 - 8:38 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 243 Time: 01/31/2022 - 5:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/31/22, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/26/2022 - 2:14 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 65 Time: 01/11/2022 - 11:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 65 Time: 12/13/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 11/18/2021 - 9:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
45.061 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
110.504 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
111.071 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
163.01 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
190.043 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
213.015 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985, CS/CS/HB 1041
252.51 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
252.89 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
252.944 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
260.0125 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
284.31 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
284.38 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
322.13 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
337.19 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
341.302 SB 426, HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
373.1395 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
375.251 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
381.0056 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
393.075 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
395.1055 HB 799, SB 850, CS/CS/HB 985, HB 7037
403.706 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985, CS/CS/HB 1241, SB 1944
409.993 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
455.221 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
455.32 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
456.009 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
456.076 CS/CS/SB 358, HB 799, HB 953, CS/CS/HB 985, SB 1370, CS/HB 1521, SB 1946
471.038 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
472.006 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
497.167 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
513.118 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
548.046 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
556.106 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
589.19 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
723.0611 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
760.11 SB 550, HB 627, SB 688, HB 799, HB 853, CS/CS/HB 985
766.1115 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
766.112 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
768.1355 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
768.28 CS/CS/SB 80*, CS/CS/SB 358, SB 450, HB 799, HB 857, SB 948, HB 953, CS/CS/HB 985, SB 1172, SB 1370, CS/HB 1521, HB 1549, CS/HB 6513*, CS/HB 6521
768.295 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
944.713 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
946.5026 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
946.514 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
961.06 HB 241, SB 526, HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
1002.33 CS/HB 225, CS/HB 609, SB 622, SB 698, CS/CS/SB 758, HB 799, SB 848, CS/CS/HB 865, SB 892, CS/HB 899, CS/CS/HB 985, SB 1240, CS/CS/CS/HB 1505*, CS/SB 1830, SB 2524, CS/HB 5101, HB 7035
1002.333 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
1002.34 HB 155, SB 698, HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985, SB 1068
1002.55 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985, HB 1417, SB 1922
1002.83 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
1002.88 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
1006.24 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985
1006.261 HB 799, CS/CS/HB 985

(*) Not the latest version