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SB 288: Design Professionals

GENERAL BILL by Negron

Design Professionals; Provides for limited liability for engineers, surveyors and mappers, architects, interior designers, and registered landscape architects as a result of construction defects resulting from the performance of a contract. Provides that, if a contract requires professional liability insurance, the contract may not limit the liability of the design professional in a manner that is inconsistent with the insurance requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 3/9/2011 Senate - Unfavorable by Regulated Industries, laid on Table; YEAS 4 NAYS 8 -SJ 186
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/17/2010 Senate • Filed
    1/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 31
    3/4/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/09/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 31
    3/9/2011 Senate • Unfavorable by Regulated Industries, laid on Table; YEAS 4 NAYS 8 -SJ 186

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  • SB 288, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/17/2010 at 1:59 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Regulated Industries (Pre-Meeting) 3/7/2011 (pdf)
    Regulated Industries (Post-Meeting) 3/9/2011 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 605 Design Professionals Steube Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CVJS)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    797406 - Amendment
    Delete lines 29 - 30 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Wise)
    3/8/2011
    1:06 PM
    Withdrawn
    3/9/2011
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 939872 - Substitute Amendment (797406)
    Delete lines 29 - 30 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Wise)
    3/8/2011
    1:48 PM
    Favorable
    3/9/2011
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/9/2011 1:00 PM Regulated Industries 4 Yeas - 8 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    471.023 Certification of business organizations. Page 2 (pdf)
    472.021 Certification of partnerships and corporations. Page 3 (pdf)
    481.219 Certification of partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Page 4 (pdf)
    481.319 Corporate and partnership practice of landscape architecture certificate of authorization. Page 4 (pdf)
    558.0035 Page 1 (pdf)

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