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2021 Legislation

Issue/More Information Bill # / Member Committee references Status

Bills SUPPORTED by FJRI

Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19

HB 7 - McClure

CS/HB 7

Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee, 01/13/21, 4:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History:   Yeas:11  Nays: 6

On Committee agenda - Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee, 02/03/21, 1:15 pm, 404 H

Vote History: Yeas: 11  Nays: 6

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/16/21, 4:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: Yeas: 14 Nays: 7

Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

SB 72 - Brandes 

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/25/21, 2:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: Yeas: 11 Nays: 4

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 02/15/21, 3:30 pm, 110 S

Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 03/02/21, 1:30 pm, 110 S

COVID-19-related Claims Against Health Care Providers

PCB HHS 21-01 - Health & Human Services Committee

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HB 7005 

Referred Health & Human Services Committee 

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Referred to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 02/17/21, 4:00 pm, 17 H

Vote History: Yeas:17  Nays: 3

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On Committee agenda - Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee, 03/02/21, 4:00 pm, 404 H

SB 74 - Brandes 

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/10/21, 9:00 am, 412 K

Vote History: Yeas: 6  Nays: 4

On Committee agenda - Health Policy, 03/03/21, 12:00 pm, 412 K

Contingency Risk Multipliers

HB 305 - Rommel 

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

SB 76 - Boyd 

CS/SB 76 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 02/02/21, 3:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: Yeas: 9 Nays: 3

Now in Judiciary.

SB 212 - Brandes

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

Demand Letters for Personal Injury Protection Benefits

HB 237 - Truenow 

Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
Inflated Damages

HB 561 - Maggard 

Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee.

SB 846 -Brandes 

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules
Motor Vehicle Insurance

HB 719 - Grall

Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee. 

SB 54 - Burgess 

CS/SB 54 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/26/21, 3:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: Yeas: 10 Nays: 2

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: Yeas: 8  Nays: 2

Now in Rules.



Bills OPPOSED by FJRI

Judicial Nominating Commissions HB 161 - Driskell Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Public Integrity & Elections Committee; Judiciary Committee Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee. 
SB 544 - Thurston  Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules

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Assignment of Benefits Autoglass  SB 906 - Stewart  Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules 

Construction Defects HB 21 -  Andrade Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Regulatory Reform Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee, 02/17/21, 10:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: Yeas: 10  Nays: 8

Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee.

SB 270 - Perry  Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History:  Yeas: 9  Nays: 1 

Courts HB 1197 - Aloupis Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee. 

SB 748 - Brandes Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/02/21, 1:30 pm, 412 K