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SB 1246: Construction Defects


Construction Defects; Requiring courts to require parties in actions involving construction defects to take part in nonbinding arbitration; authorizing parties to agree to be bound by the arbitration award; requiring a jury verdict and a final judgment to contain specified information in certain proceedings, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2019 Senate • Filed
3/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 127
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 127
3/18/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary