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HB 1131: Sovereign Immunity


Sovereign Immunity; Authorizes political subdivisions to insure for certain amounts to pay certain claims or judgments; provides requirements with respect to such insurance; prohibits payments in excess of such insurance limits from such political subdivisions; provides remedy against insurers who act in bad faith; authorizes counties to purchase umbrella policies to insure certain municipalities; authorizes parties to pursue judgments in excess of policy limits; provides applicability.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/2/2018 House • Filed
1/7/2018 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 99
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 99
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee