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CS/HB 579 — Relief of Lopez, Guzman, Lopez, Jr., Lopez-Velasquez and Guzman/Miami-Dade County

by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Rep. Nunez (CS/SB 16 by Rules Committee and Senator Braynon)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Rules Committee (RC)

This bill provides $1,010,000 for the relief of Ronnie Lopez and Roberto Guzman, as co-personal representatives of the Estate of Ana-Yency Velasquez and for the minor children of Ana-Yency Velasquez, to compensate the estate and minor children for the death of Ana-Yency Velasquez as a result of the negligence of an employee of Miami-Dade County.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect upon becoming law.

Vote: Senate 29-3; House 111-7