Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2395

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Joint tort-feasors; eliminate limitation on liability, provide for contribution between.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/21/00(S)Referred To Judiciary
203/07/00(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Walls

Code Section: A 085-0005-0007

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 85-5-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ELIMINATE THE LIMITATION OF JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY TWO OR MORE PERSONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT DEFENDANTS AGAINST WHOM A JUDGMENT IS RENDERED AS JOINT TORT-FEASORS SHALL SHARE EQUALLY THE OBLIGATION IMPOSED BY SUCH JUDGMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR CONTRIBUTION BETWEEN JOINT TORT-FEASORS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:38.



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