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SB 1678: Sovereign Immunity


Sovereign Immunity; Increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; specifying that the limitations in effect on the date a final judgment is entered apply to that claim; requiring that the limitations on tort liability be adjusted every year after a specified date; revising sovereign immunity applicability relating to certain hospitals and employees and agents of such hospitals, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 195
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 195
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary