HB17-1254

HB17-1254 - Noneconomic Damages Cap Wrongful Death Of Child

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the elimination of the cap on noneconomic damages for the wrongful death of a minor child.

The bill eliminates the cap on noneconomic damages for the wrongful death of a minor child. The bill clarifies that, for purposes of the wrongful death statutes, 'minor child' is defined using the general statutory definition of 'minor', which is 'any person who has not attained the age of twenty-one years'.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: May 3, 2017
05/03/2017 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/28/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/28/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/27/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/26/2017 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/10/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs