CS/SB 2562: Asbestos & Silica Compensation Act
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Webster ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Clary
Asbestos & Silica Compensation Act; requires physical impairment as essential element of claim; provides criteria for prima facie evidence of physical impairment for claims & certain actions; provides additional requirements for evidence re physical impairment; requires asbestos & silica claims to include certain information; specifies certain limitation periods for certain claims; limits damages under certain circumstances; prohibits award of punitive damages, etc.
Last Action: 5/4/2005 Senate - Substituted HB 1019 -SJ 01051; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to HB 1019 (Ch. 2005-274)
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• Introduced, referred to Health Care; Commerce and Consumer Services; Judiciary -SJ 00301
• Withdrawn from- Commerce and Consumer Services -SJ 00376; On Committee agenda-- Health Care, 04/12/05, 9:00 am, 412-K
• Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Health Care; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 00419
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 00419
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/20/05, 9:15 am, 401-S
• CS by- Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 00567; CS read first time on 04/26/05 -SJ 00584
• Placed on Calendar, on second reading -SJ 00567
• Placed on Special Order Calendar -SJ 00886; Read second time -SJ 00843; Amendment(s) adopted -SJ 00843; Amendment(s) failed -SJ 00843; Ordered engrossed -SJ 00845
• Substituted HB 1019 -SJ 01051; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to HB 1019 (Ch. 2005-274)
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