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Accuracy in Damages

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     HB 587 - Hood

     CS/HB 587

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Innovation Subcommittee;(02/28/13 Reference to Health Innovation Subcommittee removed); Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/20/13, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY:  8 Yeas, 4 Nays

- Died in Judiciary

     SB 1402 - Stargel Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

- Died in Judiciary.

Expert Testimony

PCB CJS 13-02

HB 7015 - Civil Justice Subcommittee & Metz

Engrossed One

Enrolled

Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 8:00 am, 17 H

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04/03/13, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 5 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/17/13

Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading for 04/18/13

04/18/13 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 75 Yeas / 42 Nays)

04/23/13 SENATE In Messages

04/25/13 SENATE Read Second Time; Ordered Engrossed; Placed on Third Reading for 04/26/13

04/26/13 SENATE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 30 Yeas / 9 Nays)

HOUSE In returning messages

HOUSE Received from Messages; Concurred with Amendment (768244); Passed (Vote: 70 Yeas / 41 Nays)

05/20/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/04/13)

06/04/13 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-107

SB 1412 - Richter

Referred to Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/08/13, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Not Considered by Judiciary

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/15/13, 1:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 6 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Rules, 04/22/13, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 13 Yeas, 2 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for April 25, 2013

Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 7015; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 7015

Fair Settlement a/k/a

Bad Faith

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   HB 813 - Passidomo

   CS/HB 813

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee (03/29/13 Reference to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee removed); Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 2:00 pm, 404 H

- Temporarily Deferred

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/27/13, 10:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 6 Nays

- Died in Judiciary Committee

   SB 1284 - Thrasher Referred to Judiciary; Banking & Insurance
- Died in Judiciary

Medical Malpractice Reform

HB 827 - Gaetz 

CS/HB 827

CS/CS/HB 827

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/13, 8:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY:  9 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04/09/13, 2:30 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 6 Nays

04/26/13 Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/29/13

- Retained on Calendar

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/30/13

- Retained on Calendar

- Died on Second Reading

SB 886 - Thrasher 

Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Health Policy.

SB 1308 - Lee

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

- Died in Judiciary

SB 1310 - Lee 

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy

- Died in Judiciary

PCB 7030 - Judiciary and Lee

SB 1792 

First Engrossed

Enrolled  

7030 - Referred to Rules

1792 - Referred to Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/18/13, 3:30 pm, 110 SOB 

VOTE HISTORY: 6 Yeas, 3 Nays

3/20/2013 • Submit as committee bill by Judiciary (SB 1792)

On Committee agenda - Rules, 04/02/13, 8:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 3 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/13

04/10/13 Read Second Time

04/11/13 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 27 Yeas / 12 Nays)

04/16/13 HOUSE In Messages

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/29/13

- Temporarily Postponed 

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/30/13

04/30/13 HOUSE Read Second Time

HOUSE Placed on Third Reading for 05/01/13

05/01/13 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 77 Yeas / 38 Nays)

05/28/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/12/13)

06/05/13 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-108 

Qualified Portable Consumer Fuel Containers

HB 103 - Hooper 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business & Professional Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda: Civil Justice Subcommittee, 04/01/13, 4:00 pm, 404 H - Workshop

04/01/13 Workshopped by Civil Justice Subcommittee

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB 330 - Latvala

Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary

- Died in Commerce and Tourism.


Bills FRJI is OPPOSING

Compensation for Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Arising from a Medical Injury

HB 897 - Brodeur 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 04/01/13, 4:00 pm, 404 H - Workshop

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB 1082 - Hays 

Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

- Died in Health Policy.

Presuit Discovery in Medical Negligence Actions

HB 1387 - Gonzalez

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Innovation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee.

SB 228 - Flores 

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

- Died in Judiciary.


Bills FJRI is WATCHING

Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices

HB 55 - Gaetz (M)    

CS/HB 55

CS/CS/HB 55

Engrossed One

Enrolled

Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business & Professional Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/24/13, 9:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Business & Professional Regulation Subcommittee, 02/06/13, 2:00 pm, 12 H

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/21/13, 12:00 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

03/08/13 HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/12/13

03/12/13 HOUSE Read Second Time; Amendments Adopted; Placed on Third Reading for 03/13/13

03/13/13 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 83 Yeas / 29 Nays)

03/21/13 SENATE In Messages

04/16/13 SENATE Substituted for SB 0292; Placed on Third Reading for 04/24/13

04/24/13 SENATE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 33 Yeas / 4 Nays)

06/10/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/25/13)

06/14/13 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-186

SB 292 - Richter 

CS/SB 292

CS/CS/SB 292

Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 02/19/13, 9:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY:  7 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/08/13, 4:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY:  6 Yeas, 3 Nays

SENATE Placed on Special Order for 04/16/13

04/16/13  Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 0055; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0055

Dispute Resolution

a/k/a

 "Revised Florida Arbitration Code" 

HB 693 - Moraitis

PCS For HB 693 (CJS)

CS/HB 693

CS/CS/HB 693

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 H - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 8:00 am, 17 H

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04/03/13, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY:  17 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/29/13  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/30/13

04/30/13 HOUSE Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 0530; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 0530

SB 530 - Thrasher

CS/SB 530

First Engrossed

Enrolled

Referred to Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/19/13, 1:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY:  9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Rules, 03/21/13, 8:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13

03/27/13 SENATE Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading for 04/04/13

04/04/13 SENATE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/10/13 HOUSE In Messages

04/29/13 HOUSE Referred to Calendar

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/30/13

HOUSE Placed on Third Reading for 05/01/13

05/01/13 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 118 Yeas / 0 Nays)

06/14/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/29/13)

06/28/13 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-232

Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act

HB 119 - Workman

CS/HB 119

CS/CS/HB 119

Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local & Federal Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/07/13, 2:00 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/07/13, 4:00 pm, 212 K

VOTE HISTORY: 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/14/13, 9:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/15/13 HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/17/13

04/17/13 HOUSE Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 0092; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 0092

SB 92 - Negron 

CS/SB 92

CS/CS/SB 92

Enrolled

Referred to Criminal Justice; (Commerce added) Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice, 01/15/13, 9:00 am, 37 S

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Community Affairs, 02/06/13, 10:30 am, 301 S

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/12/13, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 03/19/13, 1:00 pm, 37 S

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations, 03/28/13, 9:00 am, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 19 Yeas, 0 Nays

SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/13

04/10/13 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/11/13 HOUSE In Messages

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/17/13

04/17/13 HOUSE Substituted for HB 0119; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 117 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/18/13 SENATE Ordered enrolled
SENATE Enrolled Text (ER) Filed

04/22/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 04/29/13)

Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-033

Judicial Nominating Commissions

PCB CJS 13-03 - Civil Justice Subcommittee & Stone 

HB 7033 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee.

HB 7033 - Referred to Judiciary. 

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/20/13, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 4 Nays

02/27/13 Committee Bill filed as H 7033

- Died in Judiciary 

Jurisdiction of the Courts

HB 775 – Santiago

CS/HB 775 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 H - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/26/13 HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/29/13

04/29/13 HOUSE Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 0186; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 0186

SB 186 – Diaz de la Portilla

Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 02/05/13, 9:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/18/13, 3:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Rules, 04/02/13, 8:00 am, 110 S04/02/13

VOTE HISTORY: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

04/10/13 Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading for 04/11/13

04/11/13 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 40 Yeas / 0 Nays)

04/16/13 HOUSE In Messages

04/29/13 HOUSE Substituted for HB 0775; Read Second Time

04/30/13 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 117 Yeas / 0 Nays)

SENATE In returning messages

05/01/13 SENATE Received from Messages; Concurred with Amendment (763285); Passed (Vote: 40 Yeas / 0 Nays)

SENATE Engrossed Text (E1) Filed

06/10/13 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/25/13)

06/14/13 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-164

Nursing Home Litigation Reform

HB 869 - Hager

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Innovation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/13, 8:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 5 Nays

HOUSE Now in Health Innovation Subcommittee

- Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee

SB 1384 - Galvano 

CS/SB 1384

CS/CS/SB 1384

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/01/13, 3:15 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Health Policy, 04/09/13, 1:30 pm, 412 K

- Not Considered by Health Policy

On Committee agenda - Health Policy, 04/16/13, 1:30 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 6 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Rules, 04/22/13, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 3 Nays

04/24/13  Placed on Special Order Calendar for April 29, 2013

- Temporarily Postponed 

- Died on Calendar

Trespassing

SB 1426 - Simmons 

Referred to Transportation; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Transportation.

Sovereign Immunity

PCB SCCB 13-01 - Grant 

HB 7123 

Referred to Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Appropriations