General district courts; jurisdictional limits. (SB1108)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


General district courts; jurisdictional limits. Increases from $25,000 to $50,000 the maximum civil jurisdictional limit of general district courts for civil actions for personal injury and wrongful death. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


12/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100842D
12/02/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/18/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Reported from Judiciary with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2021Committee substitute printed 21103157D-S1
01/18/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/27/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Committee substitute printed 21103882D-S2
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1108S2)
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2021Committee substitute rejected 21103157D-S1
01/29/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103882D-S2
01/29/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1108S2
01/29/2021Emergency clause added
02/01/2021Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice
02/11/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/12/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 1-N)
02/17/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read second time
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2021Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2021Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
02/23/2021Emergency clause deleted
02/25/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1108ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1108ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 199 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0199)

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