CS/HB 1013: Residential Construction Warranties
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Artiles
Residential Construction Warranties; Provides legislative findings; provides legislative intent to affirm limitations to doctrine or theory of implied warranty of fitness & merchantability or habitability associated with construction & sale of new home; provides definition; prohibits cause of action in law or equity based upon doctrine or theory of implied warranty of fitness & merchantability or habitability for damages to offsite improvements; provides that existing rights of purchasers of homes or homeowners' associations to pursue certain causes of action are not altered or limited; provides for applicability of act; provides for severability.
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-161
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 100
• Introduced -HJ 100
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -HJ 323
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 314
• Original reference(s) removed: Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 451
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 451
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 HOB
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 2 -HJ 683
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 683
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 734
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 792
• CS passed; YEAS 106 NAYS 10 -HJ 792
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 825
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 825
• Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 1045
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1045
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1196 -SJ 1045
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1045
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1045
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 4 -SJ 1045
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1245
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-161
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