HB0113 (CH0131)

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2015 Regular Session



Local Government Tort Claims Act - Notice Requirements and Limits on Liability

Sponsored by:

Delegate Conaway


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131

Synopsis:Increasing to $400,000 per individual claim and $800,000 per total claims the limits on liability of a local government for claims under the Local Government Tort Claims Act that arise from the same occurrence; altering the period of time from 180 days to 1 year after the injury during which a specified notice of a claim under the Local Government Tort Claims Act must be provided; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Conaway
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
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Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Statutes of Limitation
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(5-303, 5-304)

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