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SB 604: Sovereign Immunity


Sovereign Immunity; Increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; prohibiting an insurance policy from conditioning payment of benefits on the enactment of a claim bill; specifying that the limitations in effect on the date a final judgment is entered apply to that claim; requiring the Department of Financial Services to adjust the limitations on tort liability every year after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2023 Senate • Filed
2/16/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Judiciary