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SB 588: Alcohol or Drug Defense

GENERAL BILL by Yarborough

Alcohol or Drug Defense; Deleting a provision that prohibits a plaintiff from recovering certain damages in a civil action if the plaintiff was under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/9/2024 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/14/24, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/28/2023 Senate • Filed
12/5/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Fiscal Policy; Rules
1/4/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/09/24, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
• Now in Fiscal Policy
1/12/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 01/18/24, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/18/2024 Senate • Favorable by Fiscal Policy; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules
2/9/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/14/24, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed