Legislature(1995 - 1996)
1995-02-08 House JournalFull Journal pdf
1995-02-08 House Journal Page 0265 HB 19 The Judiciary Committee has considered: HOUSE BILL NO. 19 "An Act relating to the definition of 'fault' as that term is used for the purposes of determining the liabilities of parties in civil actions, setting limitations on civil liability, and authorizing the award, in conformance with applicable court rule, of attorney fees in civil actions." The report was signed by Representative Porter, Chair, with the following individual recommendations: Do pass (5): Porter, Green, Bunde, Toohey, Vezey No recommendation (2): B.Davis, Finkelstein 1995-02-08 House Journal Page 0266 HB 19 A House Judiciary Committee letter of intent for HB 19, signed by Representative Porter, Chair, appears below: "In adding `intentional' to the definition of fault in this chapter, the committee intends to make it clear that parties whose actions were arguably intentional may be named or joined in the litigation, as well as those who were allegedly negligent or reckless. The inclusion of intentional tortfeasors does not preclude consideration of whether the intentional tortfeasor's acts relieve unintentional tortfeasors of liability." The following fiscal notes apply: Zero fiscal note, Dept. of Law, 2/8/95 Zero fiscal note, Dept. of Administration, 2/8/95 HB 19 was referred to the Finance Committee.