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SB 1226: Punitive Damages


Punitive Damages; Removing provisions requiring that a portion of the punitive damages awarded for claims brought under part II of ch. 400, F.S., relating to nursing homes, and part I of ch. 429, F.S., relating to assisted living facilities, be deposited into the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/12/2019 Senate • Filed
1/8/2020 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 89
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary