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HB 605: Design Professionals

GENERAL BILL by Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ford ; Gaetz ; Van Zant

Design Professionals; Limits liability for engineers, surveyors & mappers, architects, interior designers, & registered landscape architects as result of construction defects resulting from performance of contract; provides that, if contract requires professional liability insurance, contract may not limit liability of design professional in manner that is inconsistent with insurance requirements; provides exceptions to limitation of liability for design professionals, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/3/2011 House • Filed
    2/16/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 54
    3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 54
    5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 605, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/3/2011 at 5:00 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 288 Design Professionals Negron Similar Last Action: 3/9/2011 S Unfavorable by Regulated Industries, laid on Table; YEAS 4 NAYS 8 -SJ 186
    Location: Laid on Table

    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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