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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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • 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

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  • CS/SB 1458, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/26/2012 at 12:34 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 2/21/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 963 (c1) Dispute Resolution Harrison Identical Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Committee Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    374770 - Amendment
    Delete line 430 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Bogdanoff)
    2/21/2012
    10:05 AM
    Web Page
    PDF
    625720 - Amendment
    Delete lines 472 - 500 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Bogdanoff)
    2/21/2012
    4:27 PM
    Web Page
    PDF
    625350 - Amendment
    Delete lines 749 - 757 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Bogdanoff)
    2/21/2012
    10:05 AM
    Web Page
    PDF
    274574 - Amendment
    Delete line 889 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Bogdanoff)
    2/21/2012
    10:05 AM
    Web Page
    PDF
    683180 - Amendment
    Delete lines 1094 - 1209 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Bogdanoff)
    2/21/2012
    10:05 AM
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (41)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    44.104 Voluntary binding arbitration and voluntary trial resolution. Page 37 (pdf)
    44.107 Immunity for arbitrators, mediators, and mediator trainees. Page 42 (pdf)
    440.1926 Alternate dispute resolution; claim arbitration. Page 42 (pdf)
    489.1402 Homeowners’ Construction Recovery Fund; definitions. Page 43 (pdf)
    682.01 Florida arbitration code. Page 6 (pdf)
    682.011 Page 7 (pdf)
    682.012 Page 7 (pdf)
    682.013 Page 8 (pdf)
    682.014 Page 8 (pdf)
    682.015 Page 10 (pdf)
    682.02 Arbitration agreements made valid, irrevocable, and enforceable; scope. Page 11 (pdf)
    682.03 Proceedings to compel and to stay arbitration. Page 12 (pdf)
    682.031 Page 15 (pdf)
    682.032 Page 15 (pdf)
    682.033 Page 16 (pdf)
    682.04 Appointment of arbitrators by court. Page 17 (pdf)
    682.041 Page 18 (pdf)
    682.05 Majority action by arbitrators. Page 19 (pdf)
    682.051 Page 20 (pdf)
    682.06 Hearing. Page 21 (pdf)
    682.07 Representation by attorney. Page 24 (pdf)
    682.08 Witnesses, subpoenas, depositions. Page 24 (pdf)
    682.081 Page 26 (pdf)
    682.09 Award. Page 27 (pdf)
    682.10 Change of award by arbitrators or umpire. Page 28 (pdf)
    682.11 Fees and expenses of arbitration. Page 29 (pdf)
    682.12 Confirmation of an award. Page 30 (pdf)
    682.13 Vacating an award. Page 31 (pdf)
    682.14 Modification or correction of award. Page 33 (pdf)
    682.15 Judgment or decree on award. Page 34 (pdf)
    682.16 Judgment roll, docketing. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.17 Application to court. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.18 Court; definition; jurisdiction. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.181 Page 35 (pdf)
    682.19 Venue. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.20 Appeals. Page 36 (pdf)
    682.21 Law not retroactive. Page 37 (pdf)
    682.22 Severability. Page 37 (pdf)
    682.23 Page 37 (pdf)
    682.25 Page 37 (pdf)
    731.401 Arbitration of disputes. Page 43 (pdf)

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  • SB 1458, Original Filed Version Posted 1/4/2012 at 12:55 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 1/24/2012 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 1/26/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 963 Dispute Resolution Harrison Identical Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    141064 - Amendment
    Delete lines 212 - 223.
    Judiciary
    (Flores)
    1/24/2012
    3:39 PM
    No Action
    1/26/2012
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 109422 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (141064)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Flores)
    1/25/2012
    1:26 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/26/2012
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/25/2012 3:30 PM Judiciary 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (42)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    44.104 Voluntary binding arbitration and voluntary trial resolution. Page 37 (pdf)
    44.107 Immunity for arbitrators, mediators, and mediator trainees. Page 41 (pdf)
    440.1926 Alternate dispute resolution; claim arbitration. Page 42 (pdf)
    489.1402 Homeowners’ Construction Recovery Fund; definitions. Page 42 (pdf)
    682.01 Florida arbitration code. Page 6 (pdf)
    682.011 Page 7 (pdf)
    682.012 Page 7 (pdf)
    682.013 Page 8 (pdf)
    682.014 Page 8 (pdf)
    682.015 Page 9 (pdf)
    682.02 Arbitration agreements made valid, irrevocable, and enforceable; scope. Page 10 (pdf)
    682.03 Proceedings to compel and to stay arbitration. Page 11 (pdf)
    682.031 Page 14 (pdf)
    682.032 Page 15 (pdf)
    682.033 Page 15 (pdf)
    682.04 Appointment of arbitrators by court. Page 16 (pdf)
    682.041 Page 17 (pdf)
    682.05 Majority action by arbitrators. Page 18 (pdf)
    682.051 Page 19 (pdf)
    682.06 Hearing. Page 20 (pdf)
    682.07 Representation by attorney. Page 23 (pdf)
    682.08 Witnesses, subpoenas, depositions. Page 23 (pdf)
    682.081 Page 25 (pdf)
    682.09 Award. Page 26 (pdf)
    682.10 Change of award by arbitrators or umpire. Page 27 (pdf)
    682.11 Fees and expenses of arbitration. Page 28 (pdf)
    682.12 Confirmation of an award. Page 29 (pdf)
    682.13 Vacating an award. Page 30 (pdf)
    682.14 Modification or correction of award. Page 33 (pdf)
    682.15 Judgment or decree on award. Page 33 (pdf)
    682.16 Judgment roll, docketing. Page 34 (pdf)
    682.17 Application to court. Page 34 (pdf)
    682.18 Court; definition; jurisdiction. Page 34 (pdf)
    682.181 Page 34 (pdf)
    682.19 Venue. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.20 Appeals. Page 35 (pdf)
    682.21 Law not retroactive. Page 36 (pdf)
    682.22 Severability. Page 36 (pdf)
    682.23 Page 36 (pdf)
    682.24 Page 36 (pdf)
    682.25 Page 37 (pdf)
    731.401 Arbitration of disputes. Page 43 (pdf)

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