CS/HB 741: Asbestos Trust Claims
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Leek ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sabatini
Asbestos Trust Claims; Requires plaintiff to provide certain materials after filing asbestos claim; authorizes defendant to seek discovery from asbestos trust; prohibits plaintiff from barring discovery or claiming privilege or confidentiality; specifies legal relevancy of asbestos trust claims materials & trust governance documents; requires trial court to adjust certain judgments under specified conditions.
Last Action: 1/30/2020 House - Placed on Calendar -HJ 477
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 61
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/16/20, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Introduced -HJ 61
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 5 -HJ 403
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 398
• Original reference(s) removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 410
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 410
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/30/20, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 477
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 477
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