HB1459

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Civil Actions - Noneconomic Damages

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Increasing the maximum amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in specified wrongful death actions or survival actions arising on or after October 1, 2017; providing that a jury may be informed of specified limitations on noneconomic damages in specified civil actions.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Conaway, Moon, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0682
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Damages
Juries -see also- Grand Juries
Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(11-108, 3-2A-09)

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March 9, 2017 2:46 P.M.