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2010 Legislation

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Bills SUPPORTED by FJRI

Contingency Fee Agreements Between the Department of Legal Affairs and Private Attorneys

One Pager

HB 437 - Eisnaugle 

CS/HB 437

Enrolled

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 01/12/10, 10:00 am, 102 H

Vote History: 7 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 02/16/10, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 6 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/16/10

03/18/10  Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 71 Yeas / 40 Nays)

03/23/10 SENATE In Messages

03/25/10  Substituted for SB 0712; Read Second Time; Amendment Withdrawn (620850); Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 27 Yeas / 11 Nays)

03/31/10 HOUSE Ordered Enrolled

04/08/10  Signed by Officers and presented to Governor

04/14/10   Approved by Governor, Chapter No. 2010-7

     SB 712 - Thrasher

CS/SB 712

Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations (Removed); Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means (Withdrawn)

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/19/10, 10:30 am, 110 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 3 Nays

01/28/10 References removed: Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Remaining reference: Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means

On Committee agenda - Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means, 03/24/10, 3:30 pm, 412 K

Withdrawn from Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means

Removed from Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means meeting agenda for 03/24/10

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/25/10

03/25/10  Read Second Time; Amendment Failed (631236); Substituted for HB 0437; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0437

Liability Releases

White Paper

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HB 285 - Horner

CS/HB 285

CS/CS/HB 285

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 02/02/10, 8:00 am, 102 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 03/22/10, 1:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 16 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/19/10

04/19/10 Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 2440; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 2440

SB 2440 - Bennett

CS/SB 2440

Enrolled

Referred to Judiciary; Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means (Removed)

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/18/10, 1:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

Reference to Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means removed; Remaining references: None

03/23/10 Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/25/10

03/25/10 Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 38 Yeas / 0 Nays)

03/31/10 HOUSE In Messages

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/19/10

04/19/10 HOUSE Substituted for HB 0285; Read Second Time
04/20/10 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 114 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/21/10 Signed by Officers and Presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 04/28/10)

04/27/10 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2010-27

Crashworthiness Doctrine

White Paper

HB 433 - O'Toole

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Now in Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Civil Justice & Courts Policy

SB 744 - Richter

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce; Policy & Steering Committee on Social Responsibility

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/04/10, 8:00 am, 110 S - Workshop

03/04/10 Workshopped by Judiciary

- Died in Committee on Judiciary

Slip and Fall

HB 689 - Aubuchon

Engrossed One

Enrolled

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 03/01/10, 2:15 pm, 102 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 03/09/10, 11:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 2 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/16/10

Read Second Time; Amendment Adopted (432727)

Read Third Time; Amendments Failed (196099, 600053); Passed (Vote: 110 Yeas / 2 Nays)

03/23/10 SENATE In Messages

03/25/10 Substituted for SB 1224; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 32 Yeas / 5 Nays)

04/08/10 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor

04/14/10 Approved by Governor, Chapter No. 2010-8

SB 1224 - Gardiner

CS/SB 1224

Referred to Judiciary; Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means (removed)

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/18/10, 1:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 4 Nays

03/23/10 Withdrawn from Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/25/10

03/25/10 Second Time; Substituted for HB 0689; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0689

Emergency Health Care Providers

HB 791 - Renuart

Referred to Health Care Regulation Policy Committee; Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Health Care Appropriations Committee; Health & Family Services Policy Council

Now in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Health Care Regulation Policy

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SB 1474 - Thrasher

Referred to Health Regulation; Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Health and Human Services Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 03/04/10, 8:00 am, 412 K

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03/24/10, 1:15 pm, 412 K

03/24/10 Not Considered by Banking and Insurance

- Died in Committee on Banking and Insurance

Design Professionals

HB 701 - Precourt

CS/HB 701

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 02/16/10, 10:15 am, 102 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

03/01/10 On Committee agenda - Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee, 03/03/10, 2:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 04/06/10, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

04/26/10  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/27/10

04/27/10 Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 1964; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 1964

SB 1964 - Negron

CS/SB 1964

CS/CS/1964

First Engrossed

Enrolled

Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means (Removed)

On Committee agenda - Regulated Industries, 03/24/10, 1:15 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 7 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/01/10 Reference to Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means Removed; Reference remaining: Judiciary

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/07/10, 2:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/13/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/15/10

04/15/10 Read Second Time; Amendment Withdrawn (948570); Amendment Adopted (713430); Ordered Engrossed

04/16/10 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 33 Yeas / 4 Nays)

04/21/10 HOUSE In Messages

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/27/10

04/27/10 HOUSE Substituted for HB 0701; Read Second Time

04/28/10 HOUSE Read Third Time; Amendment Failed (329853); Passed (Vote: 111 Yeas / 2 Nays)

05/17/10 Signed by Officers and Presented to the Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/01/10)

06/01/10 Vetoed by Governor


Bills OPPOSED by FJRI

Arbitration Agreements/Medical Negligence Claims

HB 1529 - Thompson, N.

Referred to Health & Family Services Policy Council; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Now in Health & Family Services Policy Council

- Died in Health & Family Services Policy Council

SB 2034 - Wise 

Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Health Regulation; Health and Human Services Appropriations (Removed) 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/26/10, 8:00 am, 110 S

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

References to Banking and Insurance, Health and Human Services Appropriations Removed; Remaining References: Health Regulation

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 04/13/10, 9:15 am, 412 K

04/13/10 Temporarily postponed 

- Died in Committee on Health Regulation

Attorneys' Fees in Workers' Compensation Cases

HB 611 - Ambler

Referred to Governmental Affairs Policy Committee; Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Government Operations Appropriations Committee; General Government Policy Council

Now in Governmental Affairs Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Governmental Affairs Policy

SB 2634 - Smith

Referred to Banking and Insurance; General Government Appropriations; Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means

- Died in Committee on Banking and Insurance

Consumer Protection

HB 797 - Garcia

Referred to Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development; General Government Policy Council

Now in Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Insurance, Business, & Financial Affairs Policy

SB 1156 - Gelber Referred to Commerce; Judiciary; Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations - Died in Commerce
Damages for Wrongful Death HB 865 - Rousen  Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Now in Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Civil Justice & Courts Policy

SB 1606 - Smith  Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance - Died in Judiciary
International Commerical Arbitration

HB 821 - Thurston

CS/HB 821

Enrolled

Referred to Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council; General Government Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee, 03/11/10, 8:30 am, 212 K

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 04/06/10, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Council agenda - General Government Policy Council, 04/14/10, 9:15 am, 17 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/21/10

04/21/10 Read Second Time

04/22/10 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 113 Yeas / 1 Nays)

SENATE In Messages; Received; Substituted for SB 1114; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 36 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/30/10 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 05/15/10)

05/11/10 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2010-60

SB 1114 - Gelber 

CS/SB 1114

First Engrossed

Referred to Commerce; Judiciary; Rules (Removed)

On Committee agenda - Commerce, 03/03/10, 3:15 pm, 401 S

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/18/10, 1:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History:  9 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/15/10 Withdrawn from Rules

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/21/10

04/21/10 Read Second Time; Amendment Adopted (228948); Ordered Engrossed

04/22/10 Read Third Time; Substituted for HB 0821; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0821

Locksmith Services

HB 301 - Anderson

CS/HB 301

CS/CS/HB 301

Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Policy Committee; Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee; Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development; General Government Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Agriculture & Natural Resources Policy Committee, 03/03/10, 2:00 pm, 102 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee, 03/22/10, 3:15 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development

SB 658 - Crist

CS/SB 658 

Referred to Commerce; Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; General Government Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Commerce, 03/17/10, 1:00 pm, 401 S

Vote History:  9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Community Affairs, 04/07/10, 8:00 am, 412 K

Vote History:  10 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability

Relating to Sanctions for Certain Court Pleadings

HB 449 - Steinberg

CS/HB 449

Enrolled 

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Policy Council; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 01/12/10, 10:00 am, 102 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Council agenda - Policy Council, 01/21/10, 1:00 pm, 17 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 04/06/10, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/20/10 Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/22/10

04/22/10 Read Second Time

04/26/10 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 109 Yeas / 0 Nays)

SENATE In Messages

Substituted for SB 1108; Read Second Time

04/29/10 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 38 Yeas / 0 Nays)

05/17/10 Signed by Officers and Presented to the Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/01/10)

05/27/10 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2010-129

SB 1108 - Constantine 

CS/SB 1108

Referred to Judiciary; Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Rules (Withdrawn)

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/26/10, 8:00 am, 110 S

Vote History:  9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 04/13/10, 2:45 pm, 37 S

Vote History:  4 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/21/10 Withdrawn from Rules

04/26/10 Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/28/10

04/28/10 Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 0449; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0449

Wrongful Death HB 865 - Rousen Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Now in Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee

- Died in Committee on Civil Justice & Courts Policy

SB 1606 - Smith  Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance - Died in Judiciary

FJRI WATCH List

Judicial Proceedings in Civil Cases

HB 13 - Ambler

CS/HB 13

CS/CS/HB 13

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Policy Council; Criminal & Civil Justice Appropriations Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 02/16/10, 10:15 am, 102 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Council agenda - Policy Council; 03/18/10, 2:00 pm, 17 H

Vote History: 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Committee on Criminal & Civil Justice Appropriations

SB 130 - Altman

CS/SB 130

Referred to Judiciary; Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Policy & Steering Committee on Ways and Means

On Committee agenda - Judiciary 03/09/10, 3:30 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

Homeowner Relief

HB 1523 - Grady 

CS/HB 1523

CS/CS/HB 1523

Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee; Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee; Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 03/16/10, 8:00 am, 102 H

03/16/10 Temporarily postponed 

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee, 03/22/10, 3:15 pm, 102 H

Vote History:  10 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee, 03/25/10, 2:45 pm, 212 K

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 1 Nay

03/31/10 Bill to Be Discussed During the Office of the EDR's Revenue Estimating Impact Conference; 04/02/10, 10:00 a.m., 117 K (No Votes Will Be Taken)

Bill to Be Discussed During the Office of the EDR's Revenue Estimating Impact Conference; 04/05/10, 4:00 p.m., 117 K (No Votes Will Be Taken)

On Council agenda - Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council, 04/12/10, 1:00 pm, 404 H

Not considered by Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

- Died in Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council