CS/SB 1582: Asbestos Trust Claims
GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Simmons
Asbestos Trust Claims; Requiring a plaintiff who files an asbestos claim to provide certain information to the parties of the action within a specified timeframe; requiring the plaintiff to supplement the information and materials under certain circumstances within a specified timeframe; authorizing the defendant to seek discovery from an asbestos trust; prohibiting the plaintiff from claiming privilege or confidentiality to bar discovery of such materials, etc.
Last Action: 2/26/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
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• Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 119
• Introduced -SJ 119
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/04/20, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/18/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
• CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 331
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
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