HB0947

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Environment - Lead-Based Paint Damages - Manufacturers of Lead Pigment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Niemann

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Providing that specified manufacturers of lead pigment may be held liable under any legally recognized theory of liability in an action for damages; providing that, in an action for damages, a person is not required to prove that a manufacturer manufactured the lead pigment contained in specified lead-based paint that caused the damage to establish the liability of the manufacturer; requiring specified damages to be apportioned in a specified manner; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Niemann, Oaks, and Carter
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Environmental Matters
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Damages
Evidence
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Industry and Technology
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Statutes:Article - Environment
(6-801, 6-848.3)

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October 29, 2013 9:36 P.M.