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SB 614: Sovereign Immunity


Sovereign Immunity; Providing sovereign immunity to emergency health care providers acting pursuant to obligations imposed by specified statutes; providing an exception; providing that emergency health care providers are agents of the state and requiring them to indemnify the state up to the specified liability limits; providing for sanctions against emergency health care providers who fail to comply with indemnification obligations; providing definitions; providing applicability, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law, and apply to any cause of action accruing on or after that date
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/20/2011 Senate • Filed
    11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 53
    1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
    3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation

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  • SB 614, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/20/2011 at 10:25 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    768.28 Waiver of sovereign immunity in tort actions; recovery limits; limitation on attorney fees; statute of limitations; exclusions; indemnification; risk management programs. Page 3 (pdf)

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