House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure
May 18, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Room 1


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 HB75ROBBY CARTERTRUSTS - Provides relative to the term of trusts
 HB92WILFORD CARTERPRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to the prescriptive period for delictual actions
 HB142ROBBY CARTERSUCCESSIONS - Provides relative to successions
 HB148MIKE JOHNSONCIVIL/VENUE - Provides relative to venue for certain actions
 HB210MIKE JOHNSONCHILDREN/SUPPORT - Provides for a child support obligor's right to claim children for tax purposes and provides for the schedule of basic child support obligations
 HB214STEFANSKIATTORNEYS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to removal of supreme court jurisdiction over attorney advertisements
 HB236ROBBY CARTERDIVORCE - Provides relative to divorce
 HB361DAVISCIVIL/LAW - Provides relative to supported decisionmaking agreements as a less restrictive means to interdiction
 HB410LACOMBECHILDREN/LEGITIMATION - Provides relative to the presumption of paternity
 HB525HILFERTYTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Increases the income threshold for purposes of qualifying for the special assessment level (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB597NELSONEVIDENCE - Provides for evidence in personal injury claims
 HB615SEABAUGHMALPRACTICE/MEDICAL - Provides relative to donors or prospective donors of an organ or tissue
 HB648ROBBY CARTERJUDGMENTS - Provides relative to final default judgments
 HB678ROBBY CARTERCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to actions involving insured defendants
 HB745VILLIOLIABILITY - Provides for limited liability for medical services rendered during a state of emergency
 HB778VILLIOEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Provides for the limitation of liability during a declaration of a state of public health emergency
 HB820MARINOCIVIL/LAW - Provides for the emergency suspension of time limitations in certain civil proceedings
 SB110ALLAINSERVITUDES - Provides relative to servitudes of drainage. (8/1/20)
 SB153FOILTUTORSHIP - Provides relative to continuing tutorship. (8/1/20)
 SB424BODI WHITEMUNICIPALITIES - Authorizes the city of Central to expropriate property by declaration for the purpose of maintaining and improving drainage. (gov sig)
 SB433MIZELLCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides that a mandatory reporter of child abuse has cause to suspect abuse if a child under the age of thirteen is pregnant. (gov sig)
 SB435ABRAHAMLIABILITY - Provides relative to certain immunity from civil liability during state of emergencies. (gov sig)
 SB439ABRAHAMLIABILITY - Limits liability of a nonprofit organization or employee for the disclosure of certain information. (8/1/20)
 SB450TROY CARTERCIVIL PROCEDURE - Exempts from seizure payments received under governmental entities as a result of an outstanding emergency event. (gov sig)

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