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Accuracy In Damages

LOP White Paper

HB 17 - Leek

CS/HB 17

CS/CS/HB 17

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 5 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 03.21.19, 12:00 pm, 212 K

Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 03.28.19, 10:30 am, 212 K

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 7 Nays 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04.09.19, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 6 Nays

Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

SB 1320 - Stargel Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

Assignment of Benefits

2015 Study / 2017 Study

2017 Data Update

News Articles 

PCB CJS 19-01 - Civil Justice Subcommittee

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HB 7065

CS/HB 7065

CS/CS/HB 7065

Engrossed 1

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee

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Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.06.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03.19.19, 3:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03.28.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 3 Nays

04.04.19 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.10.19

Vote History: 96 Yeas, 20 Nays

SB 122 - Broxson

CS/SB 122

CS/CS/SB 122

CS/CS/CS/SB 122

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01.22.19, 12:30 p.m, 412 K - Workshop

01.22.19 Workshopped by Banking and Insurance

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 02.04.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K - Workshop

02.04.19 Workshopped by Banking and Insurance

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 02.11.19, 4:30 pm, 412 K

Temporarily postponed 

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.04.19, 3:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03.18.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History:  5 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04.17.19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate

Vote History:  11 Yeas, 6 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.23.19

Assignment of Property Insurance Benefits HB 359 – Fernández Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 904 - Radar Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine

White Paper Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine

HB 355 - Leek

CS/HB 355

CS/CS/HB 355

CS/CS/CS/HB 355

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

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.06.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 5 Nays

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 12:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03.21.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 4 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.17.19

Temporarily Postponed

SB 862 - Stargel

CS/SB 862

CS/CS/ SB 862

CS/CS/CS/SB 862

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.18.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K 

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.08.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04.17.19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 2 Nays

Fair Settlement Act

SB 1464 - Brandes

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.18.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Not Considered by Banking and Insurance

Insurance

HB 301 - Santiago

PCS for HB 301 (IBS)

CS/HB 301

CS/CS/HB 301

CS/CS/CS/HB 301

Engrossed One 

Engrossed Two

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee  

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 02.13.19, 10:30 am, 404 H - PCS

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 03.28.19, 10:30 am, 212 K

Vote History: 20 Yeas, 0 Nays

04.04.19 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.10.19

Vote History:  Yeas 114, Nays 0

SB 714 - Brandes

CS/SB 714

CS/CS/SB 714

CS/CS/CS/SB 714

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

Reference to Banking and Insurance added; Remaining references: Banking and Insurance, Rules

Reference to Rules removed; Reference to Appropriations added; Remaining reference: Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.11.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.01.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 04.08.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 7 Yeas, 0 Nay

On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04.18.19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building

Vote History: 18 Yeas, 1 Nay

Medical Malpractice

PCB CJS 19-02 - Gregory

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HB 7077 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee

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Referred to Health & Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 6 Nays

SB 80 - Stargel

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

Workers’ Compensation

HB 1399 - Byrd 

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 3:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda – Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 04.09.19, 8:30 am, 17 HOB.

Vote History: 12 Yays, 0 Nays

SB 1636 - Perry 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.25.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 04.01.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Temporarily Postponed



Bills OPPOSED by FJRI

Judicial Nominating Commissions HB 93 – Jacquet Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 138 – Thurston Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules

FJRI WATCH LIST


Assignment of Consumer Debt

HB 1039 – Latvala

CS/HB 1039

CS/CS/HB 1039

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

Reference to Civil Justice Subcommittee removed; Remaining reference: Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 3:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 04.04.19, 8:00 am, 212 K

Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Commerce Committee, 04.10.19, 8:15 am, 212 K

Vote History: 20 Yeas, 1 Nay

SB 1034 - Gruters

CS/SB 1034

CS/CS/SB 1034

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.18.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Not Considered by Banking and Insurance

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.25.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.08.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 6 Yays, 0 Nays

Attorney Fees

HB 297 - Brannan 

CS/HB 297

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Reference to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee removed; Reference to Health & Human Services Committee added; Remaining references: Health & Human Services Committee, Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.25.19, 3:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 04.03.19, 9:00 am, 17 H

Vote History: 14 Yays, 0 Nays

SB 768 - Perry 

CS/SB 768

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

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.01.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04.16.19, 9:00 am, 37 S

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

Disclosure of Sinkhole Activity SB 392 - Farmer  Referred to Judiciary; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules

Duty to Assist

HB 147 – Cortes

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

SB 800 - Pizzo 

Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice, 03.11.19, 1:30 pm, 37 S

Vote History:  4 Yeas, 1 Nay

Duty in Good Faith

HB 751 - Andrade 

CS/HB 751

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 5 Nays

Electronic Legal Documents

HB 409 - Perez

CS/HB 409

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Transportation & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.06.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

03.06.19 Temporarily Postponed by Civil Justice Subcommittee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Transportation & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 9:00 am, 102 H

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 1 Nays 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04.16.19, 1:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History:  17 Yeas, 1 Nay 

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.23.19

SB 548 - Brandes 

CS/SB 548

Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.01.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04.10.19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04.17.19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

Jurisdiction of County Courts

HB 337 - Leek

CS/HB 337

CS/CS/SB 337

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

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.20.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04.02.19, 1:00 pm, 306 H

Vote History: 11 Yays, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04.16.19, 1:30 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 18 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.23.19

SB 328 – Brandes

CS/SB 328

CS/CS/SB 328

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

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02.04.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

02.04.19 Vote History; 5 Yeas, 0 Nays

Bill to be Discussed During the Office of EDR's Revenue Estimating Impact Conference, 02.15.19, 1:30 pm, 117 K (No Votes Will Be Taken)

On Committee agenda - Infrastructure and Security, 04.09.19, 10:00 am, 110 S

Vote History: 6 Yays, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04.16.19, 9:00 am, 37 S

Vote History: 8 Yays, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04.18.19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building 

Vote History: 20 Yeas, 0 Nays

Medical Billing 

HB 999 - Toledo 

CS/HB 999

Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03.07.19, 9:00 am, 306 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04.02.19, 1:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History:  9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 04.09.19, 2:00 pm,  17 HOB

Vote History: 16 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.17.19.

Vote History: 113 Yeas, 1 Nay

SB 1514 - Albritton Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules
Medical Negligence

HB 149 – Cortes

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

SB 514 - Radar

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage for Windshield Glass

HB 323 – Stark

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 02.13.19, 10:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

SB 754 - Stewart

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03.11.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 03.18.19, 1:30 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 0 Nays

Motor Vehicle Insurance

HB 733 - Grall

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

SB 896 - Brandes 

Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations

SB 1052 - Lee 

CS/SB 1052

Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Infrastructure and Security, 03.12.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 04.01.19, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History:  5 Yeas, 3 Nays

Noneconomic Damges for Wrongful Death Suits HB 6029 - Newton Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

HB 1253 - Marino

CS/HB 1253

CS/CS/HB 1253

Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Health Quality Subcommittee, 03.19.19, 8:00 am, 212 K

Vote History:  13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03.28.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 16 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 04.09.19, 2:00 pm, 17 HOB

Vote History: 18 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.17.19

Temporarily Postponed

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.23.19

SB 1700 - Lee 

CS/SB 1700

Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Health Policy, 04.01.19, 1:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04.08.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 1 Nay

Prescribed Drug Services and Audits

HB 271 – Santiago

Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health & Human Services Committee

SB 650 - Mayfield

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Rules

SB 906 - Wright 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules
Punitive Damages

HB 6019 – Marino

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
Searches of Cellular Phones and Other Electronic Devices

HB 1405 - Toledo

CS/HB 1405

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

On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04.02.19, 1:00 pm, 306 H

Vote History: 11 Yays, 0 Nays

SB 210 – Brandes

CS/SB 210

Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice, 02.11.19, 2:30 pm, 37 S

Vote History: 5 Yeas, 0 Nays

Sinkhole and Catastrophic Ground Cover Collapse Insurance HB 541 – Zika

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 3:30 pm, 404 H

Temporarily Postponed

SB 566 - Hooper Referred to Banking and Insurance; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules
Third-party Funding Litigation HB 1059 - Hill Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 794 - Baxley Referred to Judiciary; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules
Timely Administration of Justice HB 623 – Leek Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.20.19, 8:00 am, 404 H

Temporarily Postponed 

SB 1292 – Stargel Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Tobacco Settlement Agreement HB 6063 – Byrd
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee
Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act HB 783 - Gregory Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03.13.19, 8:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03.26.19, 3:30 pm, 17 H

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 04.03.19, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

04.04.19 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04.10.19

Substituted for SB 7006; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 7006

Vote History: 115 Yeas, 0 Nays

SB 7006 - Judiciary

CS/SB 7006

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01.22.19, 12:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY; 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

Referred to Rules

On Committee agenda - Rules, 02.20.19, 4:00 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

02.22.19  Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

03.04.19 - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03.07.19

03.07.19 - Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 37 Yeas / 0 Nays); Immediately certified.

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