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2023 Legislation

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Bills SUPPORTED by FJRI

Asbestos and Silica Claims HB 755 - Rep. Fabricio Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

SB 1260 - Trumbull  Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/04/23, 2:00 pm, 412 K
Causes of Action Based on Improvements to Real Property aka Construction Defects

HB 85 - Rep. Snyder 

CS/HB 85

CS/CS/HB 85 

CS/CS/CS/HB 85

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/26/23, 9:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee, 02/07/23, 2:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/14/23, 3:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 22 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/23/23

03/23/23 Read Second Time; Substituted for SB 360; Laid on Table, Refer to SB 360

SB 360 - Sen. Hutson 

CS/SB 360

First Engrossed

ENROLLED

Referred to Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/21/23, 1:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Rules, 03/08/23, 1:30 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 16 Yeas, 4 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/15/23

Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 31 Yeas / 8 Nays); Immediately certified

HOUSE In Messages

HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/23/23

03/23/23 HOUSE Substituted for HB 0085; Read Second Time; Amendment Adopted (898697); Placed on Third Reading, 03/24/23

03/24/23 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 89 Yeas / 8 Nays)

SENATE In returning messages

Received from Messages; Amendment Concurred (898697); Passed (Vote: 31 Yeas / 7 Nays)

Civil Remedies

White Papers

Final Summary Analysis

HB 837 - Rep. Gregory 

CS/HB 837

CS/CS/HB 837

Engrossed One

Enrolled

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/24/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 6 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/08/23, 1:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History: 16 Yeas, 8 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/16/23

03/16/23 - Read Second Time; Amendments Adopted (65491, 263047); Amendments Failed (473057, 885617, 353849, 662849); Placed on Third Reading, 03/17/23

03/17/23 - Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 80 Yeas / 31 Nays)

SENATE In Messages

03/22/23 SENATE Placed on Calendar, on 2nd Reading; Substituted for SB 0236; Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading, 03/23/23

03/23/23 SENATE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 23 Yeas / 15 Nays); Immediately certified

Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 03/31/23)

Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2023-15

White Papers

SB 236 - Hutson 

CS/SB 236

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03/07/23, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/14/23, 4:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 8 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Fiscal Policy, 03/16/23, 08:30 am, 412 K - If Received

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 6 Nays

SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/22/23

03/22/23 SENATE Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 837; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 837

Claims Against Long-term Care Facilities

HB 1029 - Maggard

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

SB 1304 - Burton 

Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules
Litigation Financing Consumer Protection HB 1447 - Overdorf  Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 1612 - Yarborough  Referred to Judiciary; Fiscal Policy
Premises Liability for Criminal Acts of Third Parties HB 1165 - Duggan Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 1274 - Burton  Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy
Motor Vehicle Glass SB 1002 - Sen. Stewart Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 03/15/23, 1:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 03/20/23, 3:30 pm, 110 S

Vote History: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

Post-lost Benefit Assignments Under Motor Vehicle Insurance Policies

HB 541 - Rep. Griffitts 

CS/HB 541

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

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 03/14/23, 11:30 am, 17 H - PCS

Vote History:  15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/27/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 4 Nays

Telephone Solicitation HB 761 - Fabricio  Referred to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee, 03/09/23, 2:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History; 12 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/27/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 12 Yeas, 3 Nays

SB 1308 - Yarborough  Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Rules

Truth in Legal Advertising

HB 1205 - Andrade 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

SB 1246 - Yarborough 

Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 03/29/23, 12:00 pm, 412 K

Vote History: 10 Yeas, 0 Nays



Bills OPPOSED by FJRI

Damages Recoverable in Wrongful Death Actions HB 1435 - López Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
SB 690 - Book Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules
Sovereign Immunity

HB 401 - Beltran 

CS/HB 401 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/09/23, 11:30 am, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Appropriations Committee, 03/15/23, 11:30 am, 212 K

Temporarily Postponed by Appropriations Committee

SB 604 - Gruters 

Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations


FJRI WATCH LIST


Contractual Services Contract Liability Limits

HB 1159 - Yarkosky 

CS/HB 1159

Referred to Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee; State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee

On Committee agenda - Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/22/23, 12:00 pm, 17 H - PCS

Vote History: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - State Affairs Committee, 03/31/23, 8:00 am, 212 K

SB 1188 - Boyd 

CS/SB 1188 

Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Fiscal Policy

On Committee agenda - Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/22/23, 11:00 am, 37 S

Vote History: 7 Yeas, 0 Nays

Reference to Community Affairs removed; Remaining reference: Fiscal Policy

Private Campground Liability

HB 1323 - Black

CS/HB 1323

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/20/23, 10:00 am, 404 H

Vote History: 11 Yeas, 5 Nays

03/21/23 Reference to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee removed; Remaining Reference: Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/31/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

SB 1054 - Calatayud Referred to Judiciary; Regulated Industries; Rules
Resolution of Disputed Property Insurance Claims

HB 1141 - Gottlieb 

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

SB 1174 - Polsky 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Fiscal Policy

Spaceflight Entity Liability

HB 839 - Sirois 

CS/HB 839

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Transportation & Modals Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/09/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

Vote History:  16 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Transportation & Modals Subcommittee, 03/22/23, 4:00 pm, 404 H

Vote History: 13 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 03/31/23, 8:00 am, 404 H

SB 1318 - Wright 

CS/SB 1318

Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/29/23, 12:00 pm, 301 Senate Building

Vote History: 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

Reference to Judiciary removed; Remaining reference: Rules

Technology Transparency

HB 1547 - McFarland

CS/HB 1547 

Referred to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

On Committee agenda - Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee, 03/28/23, 2:00 pm, 212 K

Vote History15 Yeas, 0 Nays

SB 262 - Bradley  Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules

On Committee agenda - Commerce and Tourism, 03/13/23, 3:30 pm, 110 S

Not Considered by Commerce and Tourism

On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 04/04/23, 8:30 am, 110 Senate Building