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CS/HB 401 (2023) -  Sovereign Immunity

by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Beltran
Revises statutory limits on liability for tort claims against state & its agencies & subdivisions; revises requirements for government entity to settle claim or judgment; revises timeframe within which appropriate agency must make final disposition of claim after it is filed to prevent claim from being deemed denied; revises exceptions relating to instituting actions on claims against state or one of its agencies or subdivisions & to statute of limitations for such claims.
Effective Date: October 1, 2024
Last Event: Died in Appropriations Committee on Friday, May 5, 2023 11:00 AM

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Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Appropriations Committee 3/13/2023 5:24:18 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee 2/10/2023 11:30:37 AM
Chamber: House Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee 2/3/2023 11:27:40 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Appropriations Committee Time: 05/05/2023 - 11:00 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Appropriations Committee agenda Time: 03/13/2023 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2023 - 10:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2023 - 10:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Appropriations Committee Time: 02/13/2023 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/13/2023 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 02/13/2023 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/10/2023 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/10/2023 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/10/2023 - 11:25 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/09/2023 - 3:43 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/02/2023 - 3:41 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/01/2023 - 11:38 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/01/2023 - 11:38 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 02/01/2023 - 11:38 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/01/2023 - 11:38 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/24/2023 - 8:14 AM Member: Beltran Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
45.061 SB 604
110.504 SB 604
111.071 SB 604
163.01 SB 604
190.043 SB 604
213.015 SB 604
252.51 SB 604
252.89 SB 604
252.944 SB 604
260.0125 SB 604
284.31 SB 604
284.38 SB 604
322.13 SB 604
337.19 SB 604
341.302 CS/HB 155*, CS/SB 198, SB 604
351.03
373.1395 SB 604
375.251 SB 604
381.0056 SB 604
393.075 SB 604
395.1055 SB 604, SB 806
403.706 SB 604, SB 798, CS/HB 975
409.993 SB 604
455.221 SB 604
455.32 SB 32, SB 604, HB 7011
456.009 SB 604
456.076 SB 32, CS/HB 33, CS/SB 56, SB 156, HB 281, SB 604, HB 7011
471.038 SB 32, SB 604, HB 7011
472.006 SB 604
497.167 SB 604
513.118 SB 604
548.046 SB 604
556.106 SB 604
589.19 SB 604
627.7491 SB 604
723.0611 HB 83, CS/SB 406*, SB 604
760.11 HB 315, SB 604, SB 738
766.1115 SB 604
766.112 SB 604
768.1355 SB 604
768.28 SB 32, CS/HB 33, CS/SB 56, CS/SB 150, SB 156, SB 268, HB 281, CS/HB 543, SB 604, CS/CS/CS/HB 875, CS/SB 1384, CS/HB 1413, CS/HB 6015, HB 7011, HB 7059
768.295 SB 604, HB 951, HB 991, SB 1220
944.713 SB 604
946.5026 SB 604
946.514 SB 604
961.06 SB 32, CS/CS/HB 43, CS/SB 382, SB 604, HB 7011
1002.33 SB 32, SB 42, CS/SB 150, CS/SB 190, CS/CS/HB 225, CS/HB 259, CS/CS/SB 308, CS/CS/HB 443, CS/HB 543, SB 604, CS/SB 676, CS/HB 733, SB 826, CS/CS/HB 857, CS/CS/CS/SB 986, SB 1112, SB 1424, CS/CS/SB 1430, HB 1453, HB 1463, CS/CS/CS/HB 1537, SB 1620, SB 1680, HB 5101*, HB 7011, HB 7021, CS/CS/HB 7039
1002.333 SB 604, CS/SB 676
1002.34 SB 604, SB 826, HB 1453
1002.55 HB 193, SB 426, HB 447, SB 604, CS/SB 676*, CS/SB 990, CS/CS/CS/HB 1021
1002.83 SB 604, CS/SB 990, CS/CS/CS/HB 1021
1002.88 HB 447, SB 604
1006.24 SB 604
1006.261 CS/CS/SB 202*, SB 604

(*) Not the latest version