Kelly K. Convirs-Fowler
- District 21
Wrongful death statute of limitations; criminal investigations by law enforcement. Provides that, in a civil action for the wrongful death of an injured person, such an action may be brought by a personal representative of a decedent within two years after the death of the person or, if applicable, within two years of the conclusion of a criminal investigation by law enforcement of such death, whichever is longer. Under current law, a wrongful death action must be brought within two years of the death of the decedent. The bill contains an emergency clause.
Wrongful death statute of limitations; criminal investigations by law enforcement. Provides that, in a civilaction for the wrongful death of an injured person, such an actionmay be brought by a personal representative of a decedent withintwo years of the conclusion of a criminal investigation of such death,if applicable. Under current law, a wrongful death action must bebrought within two years of the death of the decedent.
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (15-Y 0-N)
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
Constitutional reading dispensed
Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
Committee substitute agreed to 21103581D-H1
Read second time
Emergency clause added
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2073H1
Read first time
Committee substitute printed 21103581D-H1
Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
Assigned Courts sub: Civil
Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101459D
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