Bill Summary

HB 569 Suits Against the Government (2024 Session)
Suits Against the Government: Abolishes common-law doctrine of home venue privilege with respect to action against state; increases statutory limits on liability for tort claims against state & its agencies & subdivisions; authorizes subdivision of state to settle claim in excess of statutory limit without further action by Legislature regardless of insurance coverage limits; prohibits insurance policy from conditioning payment of benefits on enactment of claim bill; specifies limitations in effect on date claim accrues apply to that claim; revises period within which certain claims must be present to certain entities; revises exceptions relating to instituting actions on tort claims against state or one of its agencies or subdivisions; revises period after which failure of certain entities to make final disposition of claim shall be deemed final denial of claim; revises statute of limitations for tort claims against state or one of its agencies or subdivisions & exceptions thereto. Effective Date: October 1, 2024
11/20/23
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Filed
11/30/23
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Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee
11/30/23
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Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
01/09/24
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On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/11/24, 2:00 pm, 404 H - PCS
01/11/24
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Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; 17 Yeas, 1 Nay
01/12/24
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
01/16/24
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Now in Appropriations Committee
01/29/24
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On Committee agenda - Appropriations Committee, 01/31/24, 9:00 am, 212 K
01/31/24
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Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee; 27 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/01/24
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Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed
02/02/24
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Now in Judiciary Committee
02/12/24
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/14/24, 9:00 am, 404 H - PCS
02/14/24
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Not Considered by Judiciary Committee
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Filed on 11/20/23
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Amendment 1000 PCS
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Adopted
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Filed on 01/12/24
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Amendment 749451
Filed on 01/30/24
Adopted
0569C2
Filed on 02/01/24
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Amendment 1000 PCS
Filed on 02/12/24
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