90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3717
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Short description: 
CIV PRO-DAMAGES-PROD LIABILITY                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Repeals the Road Worker Safety Act.  Amends  the  Code  of  Civil      
   Procedure   by  making  numerous  changes  regarding:  respondents  in      
   discovery; punitive  damages;  healing  art  malpractice  and  product      
   liability  actions;  actions based upon apparent or ostensible agency;      
   joint and several  liability; limitations and requirements in  product      
   liability  actions;  and other matters.  Amends the Premises Liability      
   Act in relation to the duties owed to entrants and trespassers. Amends      
   the Wrongful Death Act. Provides that no action may be  brought  under      
   the  Act if the decedent had brought a cause of action with respect to      
   the same underlying incident or occurrence  which was  settled  or  on      
   which  judgment  was  rendered.  Amends  the  Local  Governmental  and      
   Governmental  Employees  Tort  Immunity  Act  and  the Unified Code of      
   Corrections  in  relation  to  liability  for  injuries  incurred   by      
   community  service program participants. Amends the Consumer Fraud and      
   Deceptive Business Practices Act by providing  that the Act  does  not      
   apply to certain claims. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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