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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)

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  • 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    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1246, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2019 at 12:38 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/15/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 911 Construction Defects Santiago Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    558.001 Legislative findings and declaration. Page 2 (pdf)
    558.002 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    558.003 Action; compliance. Page 5 (pdf)
    558.004 Notice and opportunity to repair. Page 5 (pdf)
    558.0045 Page 3 (pdf)
    558.005 Contract provisions; application. Page 5 (pdf)

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