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CS/SB 1458: Dispute Resolution

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Diaz de la Portilla

Dispute Resolution; Revising the short title of the “Florida Arbitration Code” to the “Revised Florida Arbitration Code”; providing that an agreement may waive or vary the effect of statutory arbitration provisions; providing for petitions for judicial relief; providing for service of notice of an initial petition for such relief; requiring a court to decide whether an agreement to arbitrate exists or a controversy is subject to an agreement to arbitrate; providing for consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings as to all or some of the claims in certain circumstances; providing immunity from civil liability for an arbitrator or an arbitration organization acting in the capacity of an arbitrator, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Location: In committee/council (GO)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2012 Senate • Filed
1/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 155
• Introduced -SJ 155
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/25/2012 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
1/26/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/27/2012 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 290
1/31/2012 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2/17/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/22/12, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability