HB1302

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Agreements to Defend or Pay the Cost of Defense - Void

Sponsored by:

Delegate Parrott

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Providing that specified provisions in a contract or agreement relating to architectural, engineering, inspecting, or surveying services that purport to require the promisor or indemnitor to defend or pay the costs of defending specified promisees or indemnitees against liability for specified damages are against public policy and are void and unenforceable under specified circumstances; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Parrott, Cluster, Glass, Hough, and Serafini
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Committee(s):
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Architects
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Construction
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Damages
Engineers
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Surveyors
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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.