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PCB JDC 18-01

HB 7015 - Judiciary Committee and Trumbull and Grant, J. (CO-SPONSORS) Boyd

Referred to Judiciary

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 11/14/17, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: Yes: 13  Nay: 5

Committee bill filed as HB 7015

01/08/17,  Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18

01/11/18 Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading, 01/12/18

01/12/18 - Vote History: Yeas: 82  Nays: 20

- Died in Messages.

SB 62 - Hukill (CO-INTRODUCERS) Passidomo; Hutson; Baxley; Gainer; Bean; Mayfield; Young; Perry; Broxson Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Banking and Insurance.




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PIP

HB 19 - Grall

CS/HB 19

Engrossed One

Referred to Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 11/07/17, 1:30 pm, 212

VOTE HISTORY:  18 Yeas, 7 Nays

01/08/18 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18

01/11/18 Read Second Time; Amendments Adopted (298833, 006077, 253915); Placed on Third Reading, 01/12/18

01/12/18 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 88 Yeas / 15 Nays)

- Died in Messages.

SB 150 - Lee

CS/SB 150

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 110 S

- 12/05/17 Not considered

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/10/18, 9:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 1 Nay

Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/28/18, 4:00 pm, 401 S

VOTE HISTORY

- Temporarily Postponed

- Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services.

Employment Discrimination HB 225 - Davis (CO-SPONSORS) Cortes, J.; Jenne Referred to Careers & Competition Subcommittee; Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Commerce Committee - Died in Careers & Competition Subcommittee.
SB 1828 - Rodriguez Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 02/06/18, 9:00 am, 110 S

- Temporarily Postponed

- Died in Commerce & Tourism.

Judicial Nominating Commission

HB 477 - Jacquet

Referred in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary

- Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee.

SB 420 - Bracy

Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules

- Died in Judiciary.

Workers Compensation

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PCB COM 18-01

HB 7009 - Burgess 

Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 11/14/17, 1:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History: Yeas: 18  Nays: 8

Committee Bill filed as HB 7009

01/08/17,  Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18

01/11/18 Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading, 01/12/18

01/12/18 - Vote History: Yeas: 74  Nays: 30

- Died in Messages.

Firearms

SB 120 - Steube

Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules

- Died in Judiciary.

Property Repair 

SB 1168 - Steube

CS/SB 1168 

CS/CS/SB 1168

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 110

-   Not Considered 

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY; 7 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 3 Nays

- Died in Rules

SB 256 - Farmer

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations; Rules

- Died in Banking & Insurance.

SB 258 - Farmer 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations; Rules

- Died in Banking & Insurance.

Mediation

HB 1043 - Metz

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, 404 H

- Temporarily Postponed

- Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee

SB 1034 - Steube

Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/10/18, 2:00 pm, 110 S01/10/18

- Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/18, 10:00 am, 110 SOB 

Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/30/18, 2:00 pm, 110 S

 - Temporarily Postponed

- Died in Judiciary.

Nonjoinder of Insurers

HB 6075 - Fitzenhagen 

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Commerce Committee - Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee.

SB 1452 - Steube

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee.

Nursing Homes

HB 655 - Edwards-Walpole 

Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee

- Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee.

SB 896 - Farmer

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

- Died in Health Policy.

SB 1596 - Stewart

Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules

- Died in Health Policy.

Tobacco Settlement Agreement

HB 6017 - Byrd 

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

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Appropriations Committee.

SB 124 - Steube 

Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Regulated Industries. 

Noneconomic Damages for Wrongful Death Suits

HB 6025 - Newton

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee.

SB 878 - Campbell

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

- Died in Judiciary. 

Jurisdiction of County Courts

PCB CJC 18-01

HB 7061 - Perez

CS/HB 7061

Engrossed 1

Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 3:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

01/29/18 Filed (Formerly PCB CJC18-01)

Bill to be Discussed During the Office of EDR's Revenue Estimating Impact Conference, 02/02/18, 9:00 am, 117 K (No Votes Will Be Taken)

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 12:30 pm, 306 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/27/18 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18

03/05/18 HOUSE Read Third Time; Amendment Adopted (634757); Passed (Vote: 110 Yeas / 1 Nay)

SENATE In Messages

SENATE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 37 Yeas / 0 Nays)

Died in returning messages.

SB 1396 - Steube 

CS/SB 1396

CS/CS/SB 1396

Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/25/18, 10:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/14/18, 1:30 pm, 37 S

VOTE HISTORY; 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 K - PCS

VOTE HISTORY; 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18

03/08/18 Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 7061; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 7061

SB 1384 - Brandes 

Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

Mold Assessors and Mold Remediators

HB 1183 - Donalds

Referred to Careers & Competition Subcommittee; Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

- Died in Careers & Competition Subcommittee. 

SB 1338 - Thurston 

Referred to Regulated Industries; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules

- Died in Regulated Industries.

Sovereign Immunity

HB 1131 - Jenne 

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee.

SB 1812 - Rader

Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Community Affairs.

Nondisclosure and Settlement Agreements

HB 1259 - Berman 

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Public Integrity & Ethics Committee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee.


Bills FJRI is WATCHING


Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage for Windshield Glass

HB 811 - Plasencia

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

- Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee.

SB 396 - Hukill 

CS/SB 396 

CS/CS/SB 396

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 110 S

- Not Considered 

01/05/18 On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/10/18, 9:00 am, 110 S

- Not Considered 

01/11/18 On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY; 11 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 01/29/18, 4:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas; 1 Nay

- Died in Rules.

Actions Against Contractors Without Required Insurance Coverage

HB 89 - Spano

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Careers & Competition Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 1:30 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY; 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

- Died in Careers & Competition Subcommittee.

SB 604 - Steube 

Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Rules

- Died in Regulated Industries.

Construction Defect Claims

HB 759 - Trumbell

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY; 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/25/18, 9:00 am, 404 H

- Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, 404 H

- Temporarily Postponed

- Died in Judiciary Committee.

SB 680 - Passidomo

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

- Died in Judiciary Committee.

Judicial Nominating Commissions

HB 753 - White 

CS/HB 753

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 6 Nays

- Died in Judiciary Committee.

SB 1030 - Bean 

Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules

- Died in Judiciary Committee.

Lis Pendens

HB 599 - Altman 

Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/11/18, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 19 Yeas, 0 Nays

01/25/18 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/31/18

01/31/18 Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 114 Yeas / 0 Nays)

SB 904 - Powell

CS/SB 904

CS/CS/SB 904

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/30/18, 2:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/01/18 Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 02/20/18, 11:00 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY; 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/21/18 SENATE Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed

03/06/18 Withdrawn from Rules

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18

03/09/18 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 38 Yeas / 0 Nays)

- Died returning messages.