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SB 1131 - Tort Amendments - Key Vote

Pennsylvania Key Votes

Joe Emrick voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Joe Emrick made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Tort Amendments

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (116-83) - (Key vote)

Title: Tort Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires each defendant found guilty in a multi-defendant negligence civil suit to pay only for the damages for which they are ruled liable.

Highlights:
  • Requires that, in order for the judgments to be separate, each party must be liable for less than 60 percent of the damages (Sec 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Tort Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires each defendant found guilty in a multi-defendant negligence civil suit to pay only for the damages for which they are ruled liable.

Highlights:
  • Requires that, in order for the judgments to be separate, each party must be liable for less than 60 percent of the damages (Sec 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Tort Apportionment Bill

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