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 Bill Status of SB0726  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TRANSPARENCY LAWSUITS PROTECT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Transparency in Lawsuits Protection Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that any Act, regulatory or otherwise, enacted in this State shall not create a private right of action unless such a right is expressly stated in the Act. Provides that any Act enacted in this State creating a private right of action shall contain express language providing for such a right and that courts of this State shall not construe a statute to imply a private right of action in the absence of such express language. Applies to any action that has not yet been initiated or is pending on the effective date of the Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  1/30/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/16/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Tort Reform
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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