Senate Committee on Judiciary A
May 12, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Room A-B

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 8, 2020, 1:53 pm *
Revision Notes: ADDED SB186

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 MAY 5, 2020

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB57MCMATHMINERALS - Removes award of attorney fees in proceedings relative to the remediation of oilfield sites and exploration and production sites. (8/1/20)
 SB96WARDPRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to certain prescriptive periods for delictual actions. (8/1/20)
 SB115CONNICKCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to advertisements for legal services. (1/1/21)
 SB186JIMMY HARRISCOURTS - Provides relative to the Municipal and Traffic Court of New Orleans. (gov sig) (EN -$32,500 LF EX See Note)
 SB241CONNICKPRESCRIPTION - Extends prescriptive period for delictual actions from one to two years, but except medical malpractice. (1/1/21)
 SB247CONNICKLIABILITY - Prohibits certain collateral source benefits from being claimed as set-offs of damages for civil liability purposes. (8/1/20)
 SB270FIELDSCOURTS - Increases the daily compensation paid to jurors in civil cases. (1/1/21) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB418TALBOTLIABILITY INSURANCE - Enacts the Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2020. (1/1/21) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 SB419ROBERT MILLSLIABILITY - Provides relative to $500,000 limitation on general damages. (8/1/20)
 SB435ABRAHAMLIABILITY - Provides relative to certain immunity from civil liability during state of emergencies. (gov sig)
 SB489MCMATHLIABILITY - Provides relative to limitation of liability of governmental entities which require its employees to work during a declared state of emergency. (gov sig)
 SB512BOUDREAUXFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the use and exemptions applicable to payments, grants, and loans made by governmental entities to persons resulting from the occurrence of an extraordinary emergency event. (gov sig)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT
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