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SB 974: Sovereign Immunity


Sovereign Immunity; Revising the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; revising requirements for the state or an agency or a subdivision of the state to agree to settle a claim or judgment; prohibiting an insurance policy from conditioning the payment of benefits on the enactment of a claim bill; requiring the Department of Financial Services to adjust the limitations on tort liability every year after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/11/2022 Senate - Introduced -SJ 65
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/18/2021 Senate • Filed
12/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 65
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 65