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CS/SB 286: Design Professionals

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Negron ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel

Design Professionals; Redefining the term “design professional”; specifying conditions under which a design professional employed by a business entity or an agent of the business entity may not be held individually liable for damages resulting from negligence occurring within the course and scope of a professional services contract, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/25/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-28
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Community Affairs (CA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2013 Senate • Filed
1/17/2013 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Community Affairs -SJ 25
1/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 02/06/13, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2/6/2013 Senate • Favorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 113
2/7/2013 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 113
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
3/6/2013 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 157
3/7/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 157
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 186
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/14/13, 8:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/14/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 209
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 209
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/19/13
3/19/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 227
• Amendment(s) failed (129170) -SJ 227
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/27/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 259
• Amendment(s) failed (972536) -SJ 259
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 260
4/4/2013 House • In Messages
4/15/2013 House • Referred to Calendar
• Received
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 575 -HJ 635
• Read 2nd time -HJ 635
• Read 3rd time -HJ 635
• CS passed; YEAS 103 NAYS 13 -HJ 636
4/18/2013 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 512
4/22/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 512
4/24/2013 • Approved by Governor -SJ 579
4/25/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-28