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SB 7 Emery Changes joinder and venue provisions in cases involving out-of-state plaintiffs Passed S. Committee
SB 30 Hegeman Allows failure to wear a seat belt to be used in products-liability cases involving passenger cars Heard in S. Committee
SB 38 Onder Limits franchisees and their employees from being considered employees of a franchisor S. first round appproval
SB 49 Rowden Limits insurers liability for arbitration awards and grants intervenors the same rights as defendants Passed S. Committee
SB 65 White Modifies punitive damages Heard in S. Committee
SB 67 White Limits liability for those providing emergency medical services Filed
SB 69 Hough Requires disclosure of information about trusts that could face claims in asbestos tort suits Hearing 2/12
SB 96 Hegeman Shortens statute of limitations for personal injury claims Filed
SB 100 Riddle Requires product-liability suits to be brought within 15 years of when the product is first sold Heard in S. Committee
SB 135 Sifton Protects awards from personal-injury lawsuits during bankruptcy Filed
SB 150 Koenig Limits unlawful merchandising-practice claims Filed
SB 154 Luetkemeyer  Requires arbitrators, not courts, to decide the validity of arbitration agreements in employment disputes Heard in S. Committee
SB 156 Wallingford Modifies some payments of Second Injury Fund  liabilities Filed
SB 224 Luetkemeyer Modifies Supreme Court rules on litigation discovery Hearing 2/11
 SB 248 Brown Sets six-year terms for administrative law judges and requires retention votes every three years  Filed
 SB 252 Wieland Changes venue provisions for actions involving insurance companies Heard in S. Committee
SB 317 Burlison Revises procedure to bring silica claims Filed
SB 252 Wieland Changes venue provisions for actions involving insurance companies Filed
SB 276 Rowden Modifies provisions relating to civil actions to recover damages for unlawful merchandising practices Filed
SB 374 Burlison Limits unlawful merchandising-practice claims Filed
HB 89 Green Creates a cause of action for workplace harassment Filed
HB 118 Shull Changes venue provisions for actions involving insurance companies Filed
HB 120 DeGroot Limits insurers liability for arbitration awards and grants intervenors the same rights as defendants Filed
HB 121 DeGroot Alters the collateral source rule Filed
HB 123 DeGroot Clarifies that only a deceased employee’s dependents can receive occupational disease benefits Filed
HB 125 DeGroot Modifies provisions relating to damages in wrongful-death actions Filed
HB 186 Trent  Requires product-liability suits to be brought within 15 years of when the product is first sold Filed
HB 216 DeGroot Requires disclosure of information about trusts that could face claims in asbestos tort suits Filed
HB 231 Kolkmeyer Changes joinder and venue provisions in cases involving out-of-state plaintiffs Heard in H. Committee
HB 248 Schroer Sets six-year terms for administrative law judges and requires retention votes every three years Filed
HB 262 Taylor Sets six-year terms for administrative law judges and requires retention votes every three years Filed
HB 289 Schroer Allows failure to wear a seat belt to be used in product-liability cases involving passenger cars Filed
HB 376 Trent Lowers interest rates on tort and nontort judgments Filed
HB 398 Dinkins Limits liability for private campgrounds Filed
HB 489 DeGroot Modifies punitive damages Filed
HB 503 Schroer Requires arbitrators, not courts, to decide the validity of arbitration agreements in employment disputes Filed
HB 519 Schroer Regulates litigation financing Filed
HB 550 Christofanelli Regulates litigation financing Filed
HB 709 Shawan Shawan Revises procedure to bring silica claims Filed
HB 714 Trent Changes law for merchandising-practice claims Filed
HB 790 Gregory Excludes some contracts for residences from unlawful merchandising practices law Filed
HB 814 Gregory Changes law for merchandising-practice claims Filed
HB 838 Love Exempts some nonprofit organizations from liability for injuries at parades they sponsor Filed
HB 899 Billington Shortens time frame to appeal landlord-tenant actions Filed

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